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Gladys is a 42-year-old married mother of eight children, some of whom are still in school. She lives with her husband and children in a rented apartment in Kade, a farming and commercial town in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

Gladys sells second-hand clothes. She hawks (sells door-to-door) in her community and also treks to other towns to sell on their market days. Gladys buys bales of second-hand textiles from nearby towns. She has been in business for two years and wants a loan to buy goods in bulk.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,967,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Gladys to buy bales of clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 5, 2009
Nov 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010