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Since 2007, Philomina M. has worked as a petty trader in Elmina selling such goods as rice, oil, canned tomatoes and salt. She is married with 2 children and has received an education through Senior High School. While Philomena makes her living as a petty trader, her husband works in the Elmina area as a boat carver. She is responsible for assisting her husband in paying school fees. Her loan will be used to purchase additional food items for re-sale and she hopes to use the new profits from her business to save and build a home.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 13
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  • $12,276,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Philomina purchase additional food items for re-sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 22, 2009
Apr 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 24, 2009