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Comfort is thirty–eight years old, divorced and a hardworking woman. She has four children a son and three daughters—who are all in school. She lives with her children in a rented apartment in Konongo in the Ashanti region of Ghana.

Comfort prepares and sells rice and stew in the mornings by the roadside in her community. She procures her raw materials from Kumasi. Comfort has been in business for five years and is requesting a loan to buy bags of rice and other ingredients in bulk to expand her business. She dreams to provide good education for the children from the business proceeds and would be grateful for your assistance.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 39
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  • $11,598,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Comfort to buy bags of rice, spices, ingredients in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 1, 2009
Sep 15, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2010