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Mary is 25 years old. She is not married and has no children. She lives alone in a rented apartment in a town called Kade in the eastern region of Ghana.

Mary works hard to provide for herself. She is a seamstress by profession. She buys fabrics from nearby towns and designs and sews dresses for female clients.

She works in a shop by the roadside in her community. According to Mary she has two apprentices.

She has been in business for four years and wants a loan to buy fabrics and other sewing accessories to improve the quality of her services.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 35
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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 Mary to buy fabrics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 5, 2009
Nov 12, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010