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Esther is 42 years old, she is married, and has two children. She has her own home in a neighborhood of Dannsoman, Ghana. She is a responsible woman and a hard working person.

Esther has been selling fish for three years. She works everyday, getting up each morning at 5 o'clock to smoke fish ordered by her customers, who are her local friends and neighbors. Esther is applying for a GHS 1,000 loan in order to purchase two cartons of fish to smoke and sell to her customers.

Esther hopes that this investment will help her to improve her quality of life and that of her family, to continue improving her home, and to help her children get ahead.

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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
  • 34
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,960,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.1
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Esther to purchase two cartons of fish to smoke and sell to her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 15, 2013
Aug 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014