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Afia A. is 34 years old. She is married and a mother of four children, all males. According to her, her first son is in senior high school. The rest are in junior high school. Afia lives with her children and husband in a rented apartment in Mampong, in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Her husband works with a cocoa marketing company.

Afia works very hard to support her husband financially to provide for the family. She sells smoked fish in the local market. She has been in this business for 23 years and been endowed with rich experiences. She buys the smoked fish all the way from the northern part of the country. Afia wants a loan to procure more goods to be able to expand her business.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 39
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,582,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Afia procure smoked fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 17, 2009
Mar 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009