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Ramatu M. is forty-two years old. She is married and has five children, two sons and three daughters. Her children are in the junior high school and the primary school. Her husband is a farmer. Ramatu is a food vendor. She lives with her children and husband in a family house in Mampong in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

Ramatu cooks and sells rice, stew and beans. She cooks the food in her house and sells it in front of her house in the mornings. Ramatu buys bags of rice and other ingredients from the wholesalers in her community. She has been in this business for twenty years and is very experienced. She wants a loan to buy more bags of rice and other ingredients. She hopes to sponsor her children to higher levels in school.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 32
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  • $11,960,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Ramatu to buy bags of rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 19, 2009
Mar 26, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009