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Sarah K. is fifty years old. She is married with seven children. Currently, only the last-born is in the junior-high school. The rest have all completed the senior-high school and have been working for a while. Sarah lives with her children and husband in a family house in a fishing-dominated community called Aquase, near Cape Coast in the Central Region of Ghana.

Sarah works to support her husband financially. She is a trader and trades in jewelry. She procures jewelry such as earrings, necklaces, wristwatches, etc. from Cape Coast, the regional capital. Sarah says she hawks to houses to sell her goods in her community. She also treks to other markets to sell on their market days.

Sarah has been in business for eight years and wants a loan to procure a variety of jewelry in bulk to increase her stock. She is hoping to help her husband sponsor their children to further education.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 44
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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 $450 helped Sarah to procure a variety of jewelry in bulk to increase her stock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2009
Apr 6, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009