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Abena is 44 years old. She is a widow and mother of five children. Three of the children attend school and the elder children are farmers. As a single mother, she works very hard to finance her childrens education . For the past nine years, Abena has prepared and baked bread. In spite of the challenges she faces, her bread business brings hope to her family.

She has customers who come to her to buy bread in bulk, and sometimes she sells through hawking. Her only problem now is finding adequate funds to buy raw materials to meet her customers demands. She is requesting a loan to support her business needs and improving her ability to save for her children education.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 34
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,960,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Abena to buy baking materials like bags of flour, sugar, margarine, yeast and firewood etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 7, 2009
Jul 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 19, 2010