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Janet O. is 23 years old and is married with one son, who is currently in nursery school. She lives with her son and husband in a rented apartment in Takorase, a farming/commercial town near Akim Oda in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Janet works to support her husband in providing for the family. Her husband deals in diamond minerals.

Janet is a trader in pastries. She fries pastries such as meat pies, doughnuts, etc. in her home and hawks to sell them. She also treks to other towns to sell on their market days. Janet buys her ingredients from nearby supermarkets. She has been in business for two years and wants a loan to purchase goods in bulk. Janet hopes to expand her business and generate some savings for the future.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 31
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  • $11,710,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Janet to purchase flour and ingredients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2009
Apr 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009