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Gifty B. is thirty-four years old. She is married and has given birth to three children, two males and one female. All of her children are in school – junior high and basic school. Gifty lives with her children and husband in a rented apartment in Mampong in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Her husband is a farmer.

She works very hard to support her husband financially and help him to provide for the family. Gifty runs a grocery store in her community. She sells products such as tins of milk, sugar, bread, milo (instant chocolated drink), etc. She says her shop is located by the side of the road. Gifty has been in business for nine years and wants a loan to buy more goods. She is hopeful to sponsor all her children to the tertiary level of education.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 39
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  • $11,588,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Gifty to buy groceries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2009
Apr 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009