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Francisca B. is forty-four years old. She is married and has three children, one son and two daughters. She says some are currently in senior high school while others are in junior high school. Francisca lives with her children and husband in a rented apartment in a town called Kofiase. Kofiase is a farming/trading community near Dormaa, the district capital, in the Brong Ahafo region. Her husband is a policeman.

Francisca is a trader. She trades in food stuffs such as yams, plantain, cassava, vegetables, etc. She sells on a table top at the local market square. She procures her goods from Kintampo, a nearby market at cost-effective prices. She has been in this business for one year now and wants a loan to procure goods in bulk. Francisca is hoping to expand her business and give her children the best education she can afford.

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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 $700 helped Francisca to buy foodstuffs for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2009
May 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009