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Comfort is a forty–five year-old married mother of five children, all of whom are still in school. She lives with her husband and children in a rented apartment in a fishing community in the central region of Ghana. Comfort works hard to support her husband in providing for the family. She trades in maize and plantains, which she buys in bags from nearby towns. Comfort has been in business for over fifteen years and wants a loan to procure more bags of maize and other ingredients in bulk so that she can increase her profit margin.

About Ghana

  • $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 $850 helped Comfort to buy bags of maize.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 9, 2009
Dec 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 2, 2010