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Ellen, 43 years old, is married and has three children who are all currently in school. Ellen lives with her husband and children in a rented apartment in a touristy coastal community in the central region of Ghana. The major occupation of the local people is fishing.

Ellen is a merchant. She runs a provisions store by the roadside in the community. She procures her goods from Accra. According to Ellen, she has been in business for over twenty years and wants a loan to buy goods in bulk to increase her stock.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 38
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  • $11,598,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Ellen to buy provisions.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 9, 2009
Dec 16, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 2, 2010