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Mary, 57 years old, lives in Teshie, a town in Ghana's capital city of Accra. Mary has been selling silver products and fish for ten years. She is a widow and has three grown children. Mary buys silver products from the factory and fish from the fishing harbor. She is requesting a loan of 2000 Ghanian Cedis (GHS) to purchase more fish and silver products (cooking and washing utensils).

Mary is doing this job to help finance her children's education. She is a very hard-working individual who strives for a better future.

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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
  • 25
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,557,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.0
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $1,025 helped Mary to buy silver products from the factory and fish from the fishing harbor.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 2, 2013
May 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013