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Alberta A. is 20 years old. She is single and has no children. She lives with her mother in a rented apartment in Dwenase, a suburb of Sefwi-Wiawso in the Western Region of Ghana. Alberta is a fishmonger. She sells smoked fish. She sells the fish on a tabletop at the market square. She also supplies retailers and food vendors in her community. Alberta buys cartons of fresh fish from big cold stores in Kumasi and smokes the fish herself. She has been in business for three years and wants a loan to buy fish in bulk. She desires to expand her business and improve her standard of living.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 13
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,268,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Alberta to buy fish in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2009
Jun 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010