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Agatha B. is 56 years old. She is divorced and the mother of seven kids. Two are currently in school. She operates a shop and sells women's items like blouses and skirts, women's slippers and dressing bags. She has been selling in the various communities during their market days. Agatha sometimes sells through hawking and has been trading for the past 2 years. It is her desire to provide quality education for the children to secure them a better future.

Agatha is constrained by funds to run the business. She needs the loan to inject more working capital into the business to scale up business progress. She believes the loan will help her to be more resourced to purchase good quality and large quantity to upgrade her inventory. She says she would be grateful for that assistance. Agatha belongs to a village bank called "Naomi." She hopes to receive $575 (800 GHS) to make business progress by restocking her inventory.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 33
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  • $11,960,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Agatha to purchase women's items like blouses and skirts, slippers and dressing bags.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 16, 2009
Mar 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009