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Akosua is 29-years-old. She is married and has three children, and her son and two daughters attend school. She lives with her husband and children in a rented apartment in the town of Konongo, in the Ashanti region of Ghana. She works hard to support her husband to provide for the family.

Akosua is a trader, and she trades second hand clothing for both men and women. She procures her goods from Kumasi, and she travels and treks to other towns to sell and trade. Akosua has been in business for two years. She would like a loan to procure bulk clothing to expand her business.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 26
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  • $11,565,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Akosua to buy bulk clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 1, 2009
Sep 11, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2010