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Afia
Afia is married with two children, who are currently in school. She is 42 years old. To raise money to support her children in school, Afia sells foods like boiled rice with stew and ‘ampesi’. Ampesi is local dish prepared from boiled yams or plantains. It is taken with sauce made from tomatoes or cabbage. Afia wants to use the loan to buy more bags of rice, plantains, yams, fish, vegetables and firewood.


Afia hopes to raise increased income to support her children’s education. She belongs to the community group called ‘Nyame Nnae’ (meaning God is not asleep) Trust Group. In this group, members guarantee for one another as social collateral to access loans and offer peer pressure to repay the loans.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 23
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,435,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.1
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Afia to buy more bags of rice, plantains, yams, fish, vegetables and firewood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jul 14, 2008
Listed
Jun 29, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Apr 15, 2009