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Janet
Janet K. is twenty-five years old. She is married and has given birth to four children: a boy and three daughters. The first three of her children are already in school; the last born is yet to start. She lives with her husband and children in a family house at a small town called Simpa. Simpa is a farming community which is a few kilometers away from Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana.


Janet’s husband is a farmer who cultivates palm nuts. She is a bread baker. Janet buys bags of flour and other ingredients from wholesalers in the nearby markets. She bakes bread in a traditional oven made from clay. Janet says she supplies to beverage sellers and retailers in her community. Janet has been in business for four years. It has been her desire to expand her business so she can make enough savings to help her husband take very good care of the family. She wants a loan to procure bags of flour in bulk so she can supply bread to more customers.

About Ghana

  • $2,643
    Average annual income
  • 28
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,008,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Janet to buy bags of flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 16, 2009
Listed
Feb 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Oct 15, 2009