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Patience is forty-six years old and the mother of two children. She bakes in the morning and cook yams in the afternoon. She is able to sustain her business, because the working capital needed for baking is very low.

Patience wants to use her new loan to buy more bags of flour and fresh tubers of yam. This will enable her expand her business


She is a member of the group called Maranatha. Members guarantee for each other as social collateral to repay the loan.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 39
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  • $11,729,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.0
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Patience to buy more bags of flour, bags of sugar and tubers of fresh yams.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 25, 2008
Apr 11, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 29, 2008