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Dede is a 38-year-old single mother of two children. She has a business selling smoked fish, which she has been running for one year. Dede has applied for her sixth loan from ID-Ghana, Kiva's partner, to enable her to purchase two cartons of fish and smoke to sell to customers. With the anticipated profit, she plans to use part to pay her children's school fees and part to save with ID-Ghana.

In the near future, Dede hopes to be financially stable.

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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
  • 39
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,958,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.2
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Dede to purchase two cartons of fish and smoke.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 17, 2013
Nov 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014