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Augustina is fifty years old, is widowed, and has given birth to eight children: three sons and five daughters. Some of her children are still in school. As a single parent, Augustina says she works very hard to be able to provide for the family. She lives with her children in a rented apartment in Dunkwa in the Central region of Ghana.

Augustina is a trader and trades in cereals such as maize, beans, etc. She also deals in tubers of yam. She buys her goods all the way from Northern Ghana and supplies to food vendors and other retailers in her community. She has been in business for over twenty-two years and wants a loan to buy goods in bulk to expand her business.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,732,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Augustina to buy cereals in bulk to expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 5, 2009
Aug 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 26, 2010