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Isheitu S. started her trading business fifteen years ago at Bekwai, a suburb of Obuasi where she lives. Isheitu prepares and serves her customers with very tasty and good quality smoked fish and because of that many customers buy from her stand. She also sells fresh vegetables like carrots, green peppers, etc. in the community market. She is now 45 years old and married with five children, who are currently in school. Her husband is a security man for a cocoa company in Kumasi. She has been struggling with a lack of funds to develop her business.

She wants to use the loan to increase her stock of assorted fishes and vegetables to increase sales and income to support her children's education and business growth. She would be grateful for the assistance. She also hope to use the GHS700 loan to restock her inventory. Isheitu belongs to a village bank called Jordan.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
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  • $11,973,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Isheitu to buy more stock of vegetables like pepper, tomatoes, smoked fish, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 5, 2009
Mar 13, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009