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James
Since 1979 James Dohkoe has worked as a shoemaker and knife sharpener at Shama Junction. James gathers old machetes, recycles the metal and creates new knives out of the old products. He is married with eight dependents and received an education through Junior High School. His wife works as a farmer. James is responsible for paying water and light bills and also for providing housekeeping money for his family. His loan will be used to trade in old machetes, which he will recycle into new knives, and also tires, which he will make into shoes. He hopes to use the new profits from his business to help complete a home for his children.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 20
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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 $225 helped James to trade in old machetes, recycle them into new knives, and also tires, which he will make into shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 20, 2009
Listed
Apr 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 24, 2009