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Philipa is a faithful and hard-working businesswoman who sells groceries to her customers. She is married to an electrician. She is thirty years old with three children from age 16 – 22. She spends most of her time taking care of her business and supporting her children in school. She loves selling and enjoys serving customers. She trades in groceries like candies, mineral water, toiletries, hair creams, assorted biscuits, etc. She has operated her shop for the past 8 years in her neighborhood.

Philipa believes in customer care and her broad smile almost always draws customers to her shop, making her one of the most successful sellers of groceries. She plans to use the loan to purchase more stock of groceries to serve her customers, especially during the Easter festivities. She says that she dreams of being able to generate enough profits that she will be able to educate her children to at least the tertiary school level.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 34
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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 $725 helped Philipa to purchase to assorted groceries like candies, toiletries, bottled water, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 12, 2010
Apr 3, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 8, 2011