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Sawuda is 35-years old. She cares for her own two children and two of her late uncle’s children living. Three of the children are currently in school. To support her household, she sells cereals like beans, maize, millet, rice and groundnuts in the community market to her loyal customers. She has a lot of experience in this business which she has been engaged in since her childhood. She takes delivery of stock from the farming communities in the northern part of Ghana. She is requesting a loan to expand the amount of stock she has to offer. An improved income will help her support her household, especially in helping with the children's eduction.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 34
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  • $11,960,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Sawuda to buy more bags of cereals like groundnut, rice, maize, millet and beans.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 22, 2009
Oct 28, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010