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Rose Y. is fifty years old, widowed, and has given birth to four children, all of whom are still in school. She lives with her children in a rented apartment in a busy commercial town called Suhum in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

Rose works hard to be able to provide for her family. She runs a provision store in her community selling provisions such as sugar, candies, bread, etc. Her store is by the roadside.

Rose has been in business for fifteen years and wants a loan to buy provisions in bulk to increase her stock. Rose aspires to sponsor all her children in school to the higher levels.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 34
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  • $11,958,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Rose to buy provisions in bulk to increase her stock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2009
Jun 29, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010