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Elizabeth is a 30-year-old divorced mother of one son who is in school. She lives with her child in a rented apartment in the town of Kade in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Kade is a commercial town, but the majority of its inhabitants practice farming as a hobby or as a major occupation along with other trading activities.

Elizabeth prepares and sells rice-porridge in the mornings. She hawks (sells door-to-door) in her community. Elizabeth buys the goods from nearby communities. She has been in business for eight years and wants a loan to buy bags of rice and other ingredients in bulk to expand her business.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 32
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  • $11,710,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Elizabeth to buy bags of rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 5, 2009
Nov 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010