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Mariama is thirty years old. She is married and has given birth to four children, all in school. She lives with her children and husband in a rented apartment in a busy commercial town called Ejura in the Ashanti region of Ghana.

Mariama works to help her husband financially to provide for the family. She is a petty trader. She sells yams. She procures them from nearby communities and sells at the local market to food vendors and retailers.

Mariama has been in business for five years and wants a loan to procure goods in bulk. She is hopeful to give her children the best education she can afford.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 40
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,736,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Mariama to buy yams for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 22, 2009
Oct 28, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010