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Elizabeth D. is a 45-year-old petty trader. She is married with four children. She lives with her husband and the children at Suhum in the eastern region of Ghana. She has been selling used clothes in the local market of Suhum for two years now. With income from her business, Elizabeth pays school fees for all her kids in junior and senior high school. Her major business challenge over the years has to do with funds to scale up the business.

Elizabeth has lots of marketing experience and is very confident that the loan would enable her to achieve remarkable business progress. She wants to use the loan to buy more bales of used clothes to serve her customers. She hopes to save enough to support her kid’s complete schooling. She belongs to the village bank ‘Nkunimde’ which means victory.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 19
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  • $12,634,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Elizabeth to buy more bales of used clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 4, 2009
Jun 8, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010