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Abena A. is forty-eight years old. She is married and has one child, a boy. He is currently pursuing a degree programme in one of the public universities in Ghana. She works to help her husband financially to take care of the family. She lives with her husband and son in a rented apartment in Mampong in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Her husband is a public servant.

Abena deals in all kinds of textiles – shirts, shorts, pants, etc. She deals mostly in children's clothing. She buys from Kumasi and sells in her community. She also treks to villages to sell. Abena has been in business for twenty-four years and wants a loan to procure more bales of textiles. She is hoping to improve her living standard.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 34
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  • $11,967,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Abena to buy additional clothes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 17, 2009
Mar 25, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009