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Total loan: $700


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Koforidua, Eastern, Ghana / Retail

Benedicta's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to buy provisions - sugar, rice, drinks, etc. - to stock her shop for increased revenue.

Benedicta's story

Benedicta is a single mother. She is 26 years old and lives in Asikam, near the city of Koforidua. Her one child currently goes to school.

Benedicta has been running her own provisions shop for the past three years, selling various items to people in the community. The challenge is that there is a lot of competition and her inventory is running very low. She is having trouble attracting customers because of her low inventory and her shelves looking empty.

Benedicta is taking her first loan from Advans, and is hopeful that Kiva lenders will fund her loan. She is looking to use her profits to give her child nutritious food and to pay school fees, and to keep her store running smoothly.