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Comfort A. is a 45-year-old married mother of four children – one son and three daughters. One of her children is learning a trade while the others are in senior high or junior high school. Comfort lives with her children and husband in a rented apartment in the farming/commercial town of Takorase, near Akim Oda, in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Her husband is a farmer, and she works to support him in providing for the family.

Comfort cooks and sells rice and stew in the local government school compound. She has been in business for over 20 years. She purchases bags of rice and other ingredients from nearby supermarkets, and she is requesting a loan to buy rice in bulk. She hopes to give her children the best education she can afford.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 35
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,522,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Comfort to buy bags of rice in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2009
May 2, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009