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50-year-old Sarah is a widow and mother of four children who are all currently in school. She lives with her children in a rented apartment in a coastal community that is popular with tourists in the central region of Ghana. The main occupation of the people is fishing. Sarah is a trader. She trades in hardware such as bags of cement, roofing sheets, etc. She sells in a store by the road side in the community. Sarah procures her goods from Accra, the country's capital. She has been in business for ten years and wants a loan to buy goods in bulk to increase her stock.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 34
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  • $11,967,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Sarah to buy hardware stock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 9, 2009
Dec 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 2, 2010