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Kate is sixty-three years old. She is married and has given birth to six children: two sons and four daughters. All of her children are still in school. She lives with her husband and children in a rented apartment in Dunkwa in the Central region of Ghana. Kate says she works very hard to support her husband to provide for the family.

Kate is a trader, trading in tubers of yam which she sells at the market square in her community. She buys her goods from nearby towns. Kate has been in business for ten years now and wants a loan to buy goods in bulk to expand her business.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 34
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  • $11,967,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Kate to buy more tubers of yam to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 11, 2009
Aug 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010