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Augustine works hard as a family man. His sense of duty and diligence make him a successful businessman. He is a husband and father of four children who are pursuing education at different levels. He is a manufacturer of a local ointment. He combines herbs and plant materials to prepare the ointment which provides a cure to many skin diseases and release of bodily pains. He has operated this business for the past five years. He has a large number of customers due to the effectiveness of his ointment. He prepares the ointment and supplies it to pharmaceutical shops.

He dreams of converting his ointment enterprise into an herbal clinic to provide a wide range of herbal cures to people with skin problems. He plans to use the loan to purchase herbs and chemicals to prepare his ointment in bulk. He desires to save more money to support all his children through university education.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 38
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  • $11,603,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Augustine to purchase herbs, plant materials and chemicals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2010
Apr 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2010