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Faustina is 29 years-old and married with three children in school. She lives with her family in a small village in the western region of Ghana. For the last 15 years, Faustina has owned and operated a beauty salon in her neighborhood. She is a skilled and talented hair dresser who believes in efficiency and effectiveness of service. Therefore she wants to use the loan to buy larger quantities of hair products such as weavons, pomade, shampoo, activators etc. in order to better serve her customers. She purchases her supplies from Kumasi in the Ashanti region of Ghana.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 34
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,582,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

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