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Fifty-year-old Yaa is married with six children, four of whom attend school in their local community. They are a very humble family who want to invest in their children's future by providing them with a quality education.

Yaa is a grocery shop owner and sells item like cooking oil, spices, pepper, onions, cassava, plantain, dried fish, tinned tomatoes, and bags of rice etc. Yaa says these products sell very fast and she can easily recover her money to restock. Her goods are delivered from the capital city of Kumasi.

With two years experience in her business, Yaa wants to expand her stock in response to frequent customer demands for items such as maize, smoked fish, and more. She believes that this could be possible with the help of a loan.

Yaa says she would be grateful for your assistance.

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 $700 helped Yaa to buy foodstuffs to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 21, 2009
Sep 2, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010