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Marvis is 54 years, a single parent taking care of two children and his elderly mother. He is an individual member of the Universal group which meets on Mondays.

He has been trading in materials for the past eight years. He gets his goods from the market on a large scale and in turn sells to both individuals and organizations. This, according to him, has helped him to educate his children to the high school level. He is very dedicated, industrious and very hardworking.

He also sews both male and female attire.

This is his 5th loan which he is requesting for an amount of GHC 1,000 to help him buy more materials to sell to his customers and to expand the business.

Additional Information

About ID Ghana

ID Ghana is a microfinance NGO that provides financial and social services to underserved urban communities in Accra. ID Ghana’s socially-oriented business model provides clients with a number of social services, including financial literacy training, group discussions led by peer educators on health and nutrition education, child schooling, basic medical services, and counseling and legal services for women victims of violence.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 34
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,967,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.9
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Marvis to buy more materials and sell to customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2012
Dec 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013