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Patricia A. is 23 years old. She is single and lives with her mother in a rented apartment in a farming/commercial town called Takorase, near Akim Oda in the eastern region of Ghana. She works very hard to support her mother financially and provide for her family.

Patricia is a food vendor. She cooks and sells sugary kenkey. She prepares the food in her house and hawks in the community and at the market square. She procures bags of maize and other ingredients from wholesalers in the nearby towns. Patricia has been in the business for five years and wants a loan to purchase bags of maize in bulk. She hopes to make some savings before she enters into marriage.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 39
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  • $11,582,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Patricia to procure bags of maize.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2009
Apr 28, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009