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Afia A. is twenty–three years old. She is single and lives independently. She lives alone in a rented apartment in a fishing community called Aquase, near Cape Coast in the Central Region of Ghana.

Afia says it is important for her to work hard to make income to support herself and to be financially prepared before she enters into marriage. Afia is a trader. She deals in provisions such as milk, sugar, candies, bread, etc. She procures the goods from the wholesale dealers in the regional capital, Cape Coast, and sells in her community. She owns a shop by the roadside from which she sells her goods.

Afia has been in this business for just one year and wants a loan to procure more goods to stock her shop.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 15
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,624,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Afia to buy more goods to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2009
Apr 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009