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Married with five children, Beatrice B. is a 36-year-old trader. She believes in hard work and dedication as the primary antidote to minimizing poverty, and for that matter, she is very serious with her business. Beatrice has been a retailer of eggs and maize for the past ten years and has since been very resourceful in aiding her family. She wants to use the loan to buy larger supplies of maize and eggs to serve her customers throughout the season, especially in the face of the current food crisis and increasing prices. She is a member of the trust group called Holy Trinity. In this group, members guarantee one another's reliability, serving as social collateral, to access and repay loans.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 34
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  • $11,967,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.1
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Beatrice to buy larger supplies of maize and eggs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 2, 2008
Jun 18, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2009