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Kwabena
Kwabena O. is forty years old. He is married and has five kids. He lives with his family in their own house at Oda, a farming community in eastern Ghana, where most of the inhabitants are farmers. Kwabena has been a photographer for the past nine years. Photography has been his major occupation and the main source of income for his family. He owns a photography shop where his clients pose for their photographs. He also works at parties and concerts, where he takes photographs and videos of his clients. He would use the loan to buy tools and materials--a camera, flash bulbs, film, a video camera, etc--to expand the services he offers. Expanded services would generate more income and improve his family's standard of living. He is a member of the “Mawuli” Trust Group. In this group, members guarantee each other's loans and provide support and assistance in handling their repayment.

About Ghana

  • $2,643
    Average annual income
  • 40
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,119,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Kwabena to buy a camera, film, flash bulbs, and a video camera.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 9, 2009
Listed
Apr 16, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Oct 15, 2009