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James T. is 35 years old; he is married and father of two children. Currently both his children are schooling. James says he is blessed with God-given talent to heal the sick and most especially those that are suffering from skin rashes like boils, pimples etc. Currently James is a specialist in herbal medicine with specialization in skin rashes. He prepares his medicine with the use of some special tree bark and special leaves from the bush which are known to him alone. Through that, he has healed lots of people with skin rashes.

James has three years' experience in herbal ointment medicine. He used to sell his ointments in paper but now he has designed a smaller container in which he packages the herbal ointment medicine. In view of his performance and the quality of his medicine, lots of people have come to him for treatment. Fortunately those that came and had their healing are doing well.

James needs the loan to buy production materials like containers to package the ointment. With your help he believes others will have their treatment and will be happy too. He belongs to the village bank called ‘Nana Doma’.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
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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 $650 helped James to buy shea butter for processing of herbal medicine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2009
May 23, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009