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Beatrice is a 36-year-old married young woman with three children who all attend school. She lives with her children and husband in a rented apartment in a town called Kade in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Though Kade is a commercial town, the majority of the inhabitants are into farming as a hobby or as a major occupation alongside other trading activity. Beatrice is a hairdresser by profession. She runs a salon by the roadside in her community. According to Beatrice, she has trained a number of apprentices who have set up their own salons. Beatrice has been in business for over fifteen years and requests a loan to buy artificial hair and other materials to improve her salon services.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 39
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  • $11,582,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Beatrice to buy artificial hair and other materials for her salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 5, 2009
Nov 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010