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Felicia B. is the 50-year-old mother of five children. She is very supportive to her husband in taking care of the children in school. Through her business, she has paid for three children to graduate from tertiary education.

Felicia is a seamstress and has operated a seamstress shop for the past twenty years. She trains seven young ladies in sewing to equip them with her skills and experience for their future careers. She sews all forms of female wear with various kinds of styles like kaba and slit, wedding dress, funeral clothes, etc.

She wants to use the loan to buy more sewing material like linen, threads, thimbles, etc. to increase her output and efficiency. She hopes to increase her savings to pay for the rest of her children to graduate from school.

She is a member of the community group called “Ahobrase” (translated: “Humility”) Trust Group. In this group, members guarantee and support one another to repay their loans.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 36
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,598,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Felicia to buy more sewing material like linen, threads, thimbles, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 6, 2009
May 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009