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Total loan: $875


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Suhum, Eastern Region, Ghana / Food

Mavis's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to buy stocks of drinks and bottled water for sale.

Mavis's story

Mavis lives and works in Asamankese, near Suhum. She is 31 years of age, is married and has four children. Five years ago, Mavis opened a shop to sell bottled water and drinks in her community. This initiative came to light after she observed people had to travel long distances to buy drinks and water for social events, such as marriage, child-naming ceremonies and funerals.

Mavis' business is picking up fast, but she has realized she needs more capital to increase her stocks. She has thus approached Advans for a loan to help her buy varied stocks of water and drinks for her shop. With the increase in stock, Mavis will be able to attract more customers to her shop.

Mavis wants to use the profits to expand the business. She is grateful in advance to generous Kiva lenders for supporting her.