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Doris
Doris N. is a twenty-nine-year-old single parent of one child. She has owned and operated a beauty salon for the past eight years. Doris is a very skilled and talented hair dresser who adds beauty and value to the hair of her many customers. That is her secret.


Doris believes in efficiency and effectiveness of service. Therefore, she wants to use the loan to buy larger quantities of hair products like weavons, pomade, shampoo and activators, among other products. This will help her to avoid shortages and poor service. Doris is a member of the community group called Nkwabin Ladies Trust Group. Nkwabin is the name of the local community. In this group, members use social collateral to guarantee the loans for one another. They use positive peer pressure to encourage each other to repay the loans.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 25
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,557,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.0
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Doris to buy larger quantities of hair products like weavons, pomade, shampoo and activators.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jun 1, 2008
Listed
May 14, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 16, 2009