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Margaret is seventy years old. She is widowed and has children. She lives with some of her grandchildren in a family house in a farming/commercial town in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. Margaret is a trader. She sells smoked fish on a table top in her local market. She also treks to other towns to sell on their market days. Margaret has been in business for over thirty-two years and wants a loan to buy the fish in bulk to make more profit. She wants to improve her standard of living.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
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  • $11,710,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Margaret to buy smoked fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 21, 2009
Aug 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010