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Victoria T. is a trader, selling charcoal. She sells the charcoal on a tabletop in her community. She procures bags of charcoal from nearby communities.Victoria also sells onions. She distributes to retailers and food vendors.
Victoria is 52 years old. She is married and has given birth to five children: two sons and three daughters. All of her children have completed school and learned trades. She lives with her children and husband in a rented apartment in the busy fishing/commercial town of Mankessim, near Cape Coast, in the Central region of Ghana.
Victoria works very hard to help her husband provide for the family. She has been in this business for over 20 years and wants a loan to procure bags of charcoal in bulk. Victoria is hoping to expand her business and improve her standard of living.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 33
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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 $625 helped Victoria to buy bags of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 29, 2009
May 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009