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Janet is 34 years old she is married and has three children. Two are in school while the last born is still breastfeeding. She is very hardworking and supportive to her husband in providing food and shelter for her household. She owns and operates a grocery shop and sells items like sugar, vegetable oil, bottled water, skimmed powdered milk and biscuits etc. in her neighborhood. She also sews clothing and gives her customers a new look. With the loan, she wants to purchase more crates of assorted drinks, bags of sugar, cartons of vegetable oil, boxes of biscuits, linen etc. to increase her inventory. She hopes to improve her savings to support her husband in taking care of the home and their educational needs. She has been in this business for six years now.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 34
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,960,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Janet to buy more cartons of assorted drinks, bags of sugar, cartons of bottled mineral water and boxes of biscuit etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 2, 2009
Dec 16, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 2, 2010