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Sarah lives in Teshie city, which is in the greater Accra region. Sarah is married and she has two school-aged sons. Her husband works as a building contractor. Sarah has been engaged in selling yams, roasted chicken, and turkey tails for eight years. At first she worked from her house. After saving some money and gaining a lot of loyal customers, she decided to build a wooden structure for her business. Sarah buys and sells yams, roasted chicken, and turkey tails that she procures from the wholesale market. Sarah has asked for a loan of GHS 1,500 to buy more product for sale. She hopes very much that this loan will bring more income to her family.

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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.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,721,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.1
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Sarah to buy and sell yams, roasted chicken, and turkey tails, which she procures from the wholesale market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 22, 2013
Sep 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014