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Alhassan Kubratu is 42 years old. She is married and has four children, one son and three daughters. She says all of her children are still in school – senior and junior high school. She lives with her husband and children in a rented apartment in a farming/commercial town called Achiase, near Akim Oda in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Her husband is a cocoa farmer. Alhassan is a trader. She trades in second hand textiles, clothes for both men and women and also bed linens. She also sells children’s wear. She purchases bales of textiles from Accra and sells in her community by hawking. She says she also treks to other towns to sell on their market days. She has been in business for fifteen years and desires to expand her business. She is hopeful to improve her standard of living and to give her children the best of education.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 47
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  • $11,732,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Alhassan to buy textiles for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 29, 2009
May 11, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009