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Ayishetu H. is 38 years old. She is married and has given birth to two children who are both currently in school. Ayishetu lives with her children and husband in a rented apartment in a fishing community called Aquase, near Cape Coast in the Central Region of Ghana.

She works to make some income to support her husband. She trades in cereals such as maize and beans. She procures bags of maize and beans from farmers in nearby communities. Ayishetu also trades in other food items such as eggs, palm oil, yam, etc. She distributes the food items to retailers in her community and to food vendors.

Ayishetu has been in business for eight years and wants a loan to procure the cereals in bulk to increase her stock. She desires to give her children the best of education she can afford.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 34
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  • $11,967,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Ayishetu procure bags of maize and beans.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2009
Apr 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009