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Vida H. is fifty years old. She is married with five children; currently three of her children are in school. She works very hard with the passion of providing brighter future opportunities for her children.

Vida is a petty trader who has been selling yams for twenty years now. She buys tubers of yams from Komkomba market in Accra and retails them to her customers. She wants to use the loan to buy more tubers of yam and sell them little by little to avoid price hikes from the current food crisis in the country.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 28
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  • $12,522,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Vida to buy tubers of yam.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2009
Jun 30, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010