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Akosua currently lives with her two children and her husband in a mining community in the central region of Ghana. All her children are in school in the community where they live.

Akosua is 55 years old and very supportive of her family. She trades in Chinese herbal medicines in bulk. She takes her supply of goods from importers in Kumasi and retails them to her customers. She mostly sells through hawking in the market center.

Akosua wants the loan assistance to boost her stock, to raise sales, and to create a substantial profit.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 32
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $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 Akosua to buy Chinese medicines in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 30, 2009
Nov 2, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010