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Augustina B. is thirty-eight years old. She is married and has four children, two sons and two daughters. Some are in the senior high while others are in the junior high and the primary schools. She lives with her husband and children in a rented apartment in a commercial town called Dwenase in the Western Region of Ghana. Augustina’s husband is a commercial driver while she is a trader. She trades in ceramic wares.

Augustina makes ceramic wares such as cups, bowls, earthen wares, etc. herself. She has hired hands that work for her. She fires the wares in a kiln after production. She hawks and treks to other markets to sell as well. She has been in business for four years and wants a loan to buy clay and firewood. She aspires to expand her business and give her children a good education.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 39
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,582,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Augustina to buy clay for making ceramics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2009
Jun 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010