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Mary
Mary is a 51-year-old married woman. Eight years ago she started operating as food vendor (chop bar) where she sells local dishes like 'fufu' (pounded cassava and plantain together) soup, rice and stew, and cooked plantain and stew to support her husband since his income is not sufficient to meet their household expenses alone. She is a mother of three children and is motivated to provide her family with good quality food, clothing and health. Rebecca wants to grow her business so she requested a loan amount of GHS 2000 to buy vegetables, cassava, plantain and kontomere (nutritious leaf), to cook them to meet the increasing demand at her customers. She is expecting a boost in her earnings and dreams of expanding her business in the 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.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 25
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,557,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $850 helped Mary to buy vegetables, cassava, plantain and kontomere (nutritious leaf), and cook them to meet the increasing demand at her customers.
84% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 31, 2014
Listed
Feb 6, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2014