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Kofi A. is forty-three years old. He is a married man and has two children, both girls. Both of his daughters are in the basic school. He says that, as the man of the house, he needs to work very hard to make income to support the family. He lives with his wife and children in a rented apartment in Mampong in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Kofi’s wife is a trader. She runs a cold store in the local market to support him financially.

Kofi deals in second-hand textiles and unisex clothes. He buys bales of second-hand clothes from Kumasi and treks to sell in markets in the nearby communities. He has been in business for three years. Kofi wants a loan to procure more bales of textiles. He is hopeful to expand his business.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 47
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  • $11,732,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Kofi to buy second-hand textiles and clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 17, 2009
Mar 23, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009