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Akua G. is a twenty-one-year-old young lady. She is single and has no child. She lives with her mother in a rented apartment in Dwenase, a suburb of Sefwi-Wiawso in the Western Region of Ghana.

Akua is a caterer and deals in pastries. She prepares and sells pastries such as chips (french fries), meat pies, doughnuts, etc. She hawks (goes door-to-door) to sell in her community and also supplies other retailers in her community. She buys bags of flour from Kumasi.

Akua has been in business for three years now and wants a loan to buy bags of flour and other ingredients in bulk. She desires to expand her business and improve upon her standard of living.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 13
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,277,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Akua to buy flour and other ingredients in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2009
Jun 25, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010