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Afia B. is thirty-eight years old, married, and has given birth to three children: one boy and two girls. All are currently 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. Dwenase is a suburb of Sefwi-Wiawso, the district capital. Her husband works with a farmer.

Afia is a food vendor, preparing and selling rice balls. She has been in business for three years. She sells on a table by the roadside from morning to evening. She buys her goods from Kumasi and wants a loan to buy bags of rice and other ingredients in bulk. She aspires to expand her business and give her children a good education.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 33
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  • $11,967,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Afia to buy bags of rice and other ingredients in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2009
Jun 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010