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Helena H. is married with three children. Her husband is a pastor, and Helena is responsible for paying bills and taking care of the children.

Helena completed senior high school, and has been selling food for the past eight years. She sells cooked rice, banku (cooked fermented dough), red red (a popular stew), and groceries at Ola in Cape Coast. She is requesting a loan to purchase more food stuffs and rice for her chop bar. She hopes to use any new profits to expand her business.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 13
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  • $12,270,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Helena purchase more food stuffs and rice for the chop bar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 6, 2009
May 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 23, 2010