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Agnes is a 57-year-old divorced woman and the mother of seven children. Through hard work, two are currently in school at the moment. She is a food vendor and sells kenkey in her neighborhood. Kenkey is prepared from milled maize grains, cooked and eaten with hot pepper and fried fish. She has many customers since many Ghanaian enjoy kenkey for breakfast, lunch and supper. She wants to use this loan to buy more raw materials like bags of maize, meat, fish, vegetables and firewood. She hopes to raise more money to support her children in school. She dreams of saving enough to build her own house before she dies.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 39
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  • $11,732,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Agnes to buy bags of maize, meat, fish, vegetables and firewood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 7, 2009
Jul 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2010