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Kate P. is thirty-five years old. She is married and has four children, two sons and two daughters, in primary and junior high school. 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. She works to support her husband and family financially, and especially to meet the children’s school needs. Kate’s husband is a farmer who cultivates food and cash crops.

Kate is a trader. She runs a provision store on one of the principal streets in her community. She procures her goods from wholesalers in Oda and other nearby towns. She has been in business for twelve years and wants a loan to procure goods in bulk. Her intention is 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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  • $12,634,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Kate to procure more groceries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2009
Apr 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009