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Theresa K. is forty–nine years old and divorced with four children, all of whom are daughters. Some are in senior high while others are in junior high school. She lives with her children in a rented apartment in a town called Kofiase. Kofiase is a farming and trading community near Dormaa, the district capital, in the Brong Ahafo region.

Theresa is a trader. She trades in textiles – printed and designed fabrics. She also deals in children’s wear, dressing bags and ready-made apparel. She hawks to sell and also treks to other towns to sell. Theresa purchases her textiles and clothing products from Dormaa, the district capital. She has been in business for twelve years and wants a loan to buy textiles in bulk. She hopes to expand her business and to give her children the best education she can afford.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 22
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,565,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Theresa to buy textiles in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 12, 2009
May 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009