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Afia
Afia, 40 years old, is married with four children, aged 17, 15, 12, and 6 years respectively. They are currently in school. She is a petty trader who sells yams and rice. She has been selling these products for the past fifteen years and has always been a great resource for her family.



Afia wants to use this loan to buy in bulk a supply of rice and yams to serve her customers throughout the season, especially in the face of increasing food prices due to the current food crisis in the country.She believes this loan will also enable her to decrease her costs very significantly to increase savings to support her children at school. Afia is a member of the trust group called Disciples. In this group, members guarantee for one another as social collateral to access loans and peer pressure to repay the loans.

About Ghana

  • $2,643
    Average annual income
  • 28
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,008,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.2
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Afia to buy in bulk a supply of rice and yams.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Aug 31, 2008
Listed
Aug 17, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 15, 2009