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Yaw is thirty-two years old. He is married and has two children, a boy and a girl. He lives with his wife and children in a rented apartment in a farming/commercial town in the western region of Ghana. Yaw trades in textile materials. He sells in a shop in his community. He also hawks (sells door-to-door) and treks to other towns to sell. Yaw buys the textiles from Kumasi. He has been in business for four years and wants a loan to buy goods in bulk to expand his business.
He wants to give his children a good education.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 39
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,588,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Yaw to buy textile materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 7, 2009
Jul 20, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 4, 2010