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Kate A. is thirty-five years old. She is married and has five children, three sons and two daughters. Her children are in primary and junior-high school. Her husband is a farmer. Kate lives with her children and husband in a rented apartment in a farming/commercial town called Achiase, near Akim Oda in the eastern region of Ghana.
Kate works as a trader to support her husband and provide for the family. She runs a provision store in the market square. She procures her goods from wholesalers in Oda and other nearby towns. She has been in business for ten years and wants a loan to procure goods in bulk to expand her business. She is hoping to expand her business and give her children the best possible education.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
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  • $12,268,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Kate to procure provisions.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2009
Apr 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009