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Mary
Mary K. is 40 years old, married, and the mother of two children. Currently all her children are in school.


Mary is a dealer and supplier of phone cards and phone chips. Her husband is a buyer and seller of gold. Mary is hardworking and very resourceful in the upbringing of the family.


Mary says that the sale of phone credits has become a very lucrative business in Ghana because almost every Ghanaian desires to possess a mobile phone and will definitely recharge their credit. She buys her supplies from agents at wholesale prices and sells to her customers at retail prices.


Mary requests a loan to enable her to procure an increased stock of mobile phone credits. She hopes the loan will enable her to increase her savings and expand her shop, because she currently sells under an umbrella with a table stand. She would be grateful for your support. Mary belongs to a village bank called “1st Kings”.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 46
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,460,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Mary to procure an increased stock of mobile phone credits to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 16, 2009
Listed
Apr 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Nov 15, 2009