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Elizabeth is 42 years old; she is married and the mother of five children. Currently three are in school and the other two are learning a trade. She sells smoked fish and started her fish sales seven years ago at the community market where she lives. She buys stocks of fish from Yeji in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana. She prepares and serves her customers very tasty and good quality fish and because of that many customers buy from her stand.

Elizabeth buys stocks of fish from the fish mongers sometimes, when demand is high. She has a big customer base that (customers) travels from the other surrounding communities to buy her fish. She requests the loan to upgrade her stock of fish. She dreams of giving her children a quality education through the proceeds from the business, especially the three that are schooling. She would be grateful for your support.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
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  • $12,277,625
    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 stocks of smoked fish and dried fish for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 7, 2009
Jul 15, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 4, 2010