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Janet O. is a thirty-eight-year-old business woman. She is married with four children. Currently, the four kids are in school. She is a seamstress and has been sewing for ten years. She sews all forms of women's wear with various kinds of styles that suit the taste of her customers like ‘kaba’ and slit, funeral clothes, etc. She also sells waakye (cooked rice and beans) alongside her sewing business.

Janet wants to use the loan to buy increased supplies of sewing materials like linen, threads, thimbles, etc. to increase her output and efficiency. Janet hopes to double her savings to provide her children with quality education.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 34
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  • $12,527,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Janet to buy fabrics and sewing accessories.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2009
Jun 30, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010