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Stephen D. is twenty-six years old. He is married and has two kids, a boy and a girl. Both of his children are in primary school. He lives with his family in a rented apartment in the farming community of Simpa, in western Ghana.

Stephen is a hard-working young man. He operates a hand truck. He uses his truck to help market vendors convey their goods to and from the market and the lorry station. Among the goods he transports are food stuffs and firewood. His fee for this service varies according to the distance traveled and the size and weight of the goods. Stephen has been in this business for a year now. He would use this loan to repair and maintain his hand truck and to acquire more trucks that he would rent out to others.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,960,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Stephen to repair and maintain a handtruck.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 12, 2009
Feb 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009