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Divorced with two children who are working, Kate Boabeng is 51 years old. She sells foodstuffs like cassava, plantains, maize and gari (manioc couscous) etc., in the local market of Mankessim where she lives. She is been selling there for the past four years, so she has lots of sales experience to win customers.

Kate is an achiever and her focus is to save enough to strengthen her business right now while she is not taking care of her children. She wants to use the loan to buy increased stocks of cassava, plantains, maize, beans and gari, etc. to serve her customers. She would be grateful for your assistance. She belongs to a village bank called ‘Power and might’.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
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  • $11,572,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Kate to buy increased stocks of cassava, plantains, maize, beans, and gari, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 12, 2009
May 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009