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Edward B. is 46 years old. He is married and the father of two children who are currently in school. He has been operating a corn mill machine for three years. Customers come to the mill to grind their maize, which they use to prepare local dishes like banku, corn dough, and kenkey.

His production is on a small scale because he doesn't have enough money to buy a machine for processing. Edward wants to use the loan to buy more electric milling machines to improve production. He believes the loan would help him earn enough income to finance his children's education.

Edward belongs to the Hyebenehi Trust Group. In this community group, members guarantee and support one another to repay the loan. His picture was taken after his group meeting.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 40
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  • $11,729,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.2
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Edward to buy more maize and an electric milling machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2008
Oct 12, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2009