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Patience is 41 years old. She is married and is blessed with two children who are in school. She has been sewing for sixteen years. She specializes in women's clothing. Her skills and designs are refined. She sews various styles that give her customers a new look, such as children's school uniforms, church attire, wedding dresses, funeral clothes, and the kaba and slit, which is a tailored top and long skirt.. She wants to use the loan to buy more sewing supplies, such as linen, threads, and thimbles, to increase her output and efficiency. She hopes to increase her savings to provide her children with a quality education. She has three apprentices who are learning skills for their future.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 14
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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 $700 helped Patience to buy sewing material like linen, threads, thimbles, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 11, 2009
Aug 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010