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Christiana is a 49-year-old businesswoman. She is divorced with three kids who are in school. She sells students’ foam mattress and pillows. She obtains her supplies from the manufacturers and sells at retail prices. She wants to use the loan to buy more foam mattresses and pillows to increase her stock. Her dream is to expand her business to include additional stock like door mats, bedspreads, curtains, etc., to meet the needs of her customers and make increased income.

Christiana aspires to give her children the best education. She is a member of the community group called Miracle Group. Members guarantee for one another as social collateral to access loans and peer support to repay.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 27
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  • $11,563,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Christiana to procure students’ mattresses, pillows, etc. for re-sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 5, 2009
Feb 11, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009