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Emilia is sixty-five years old. She is widowed and has given birth to eight children: four sons and four daughters. All of her children are out of school. Emilia says she works very hard to be able to provide for her family. She lives with some of her children in a rented apartment in Dunkwa in the Central Region of Ghana.

Emilia is a trader and runs a provision store in her community. She has been in business for four years now. She buys her goods from Kumasi and wants a loan to buy goods in bulk to expand her business.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 39
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,729,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Emilia to buy goods in bulk to expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 11, 2009
Aug 20, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010