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Gladys is forty-seven years old. She is married and has given birth to five children, one son and four daughters. All are still in school. She works very hard to help her husband to be able to provide for the family.

Gladys lives with her children and husband in a rented apartment in Oda in the Eastern region of Ghana. She is a food vendor. She cooks and sells rice and stew on the street in her community in the mornings. She buys her raw materials from Kumasi. Gladys has been in business for three 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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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,967,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Gladys to buy bags of rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 11, 2009
Aug 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 26, 2010