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Abena is 41 years old, and is married with one child who has just completed senior high and is awaiting his results to enter tertiary education. She is a hardworking woman who trades in Ghanaian-made slippers, shoes and sandals for both men and women. Abena takes delivery of stock from Kumasi in the Ashanti region of Ghana. She purchases shoes in different sizes, colors and designs so that her customers can make their choice. She rents a stand in the market where she sells her footwear.

Abena has no regrets about the business because it has given her lots of experience in marketing and sales. She is requesting a loan to buy stock in bulk, and would be grateful for your support.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 33
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  • $11,973,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Abena to buy Ghanaian footwear for retail.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 22, 2009
Oct 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010