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Martha is twenty-eight years old. She is divorced and has given birth to two children. Both are currently in school. She lives with her children in a rented apartment in a commercial town called Wiawso in the Western Region of Ghana. Wiawso is a commercial and farming community in the region.

Martha is a baker. She works hard to provide for her family. She bakes bread to sell wholesale and retail. She supplies to other retailers and beverage sellers in her community. Martha buys bags of flour and other ingredients from nearby communities at affordable prices. She has been in business for five years now and is requesting a loan to buy goods in bulk to expand her business.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,732,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Martha to buy bags of flour to produce baked goods for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 1, 2009
Sep 14, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2010