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Salome A. is 44 years old. She is married and has given birth to four children, all males. She says some are in senior high while others are in junior high and primary school. She 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 runs a provision store in the community.

Salome is a food vendor. She cooks and sells rice and yam with stew. She prepares the food in her house and sells on a tabletop at the market square. She procures her ingredients from the local market. She has been in business for four years now and wants a loan to procure bags of rice and tubers of yam in bulk. She 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
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  • $12,634,025
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  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Salome to procure bags of rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2009
May 23, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009