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Esther is 48 years old. She is widowed and has given birth to five children, all daughters and all in school. She is a hardworking woman. She lives with her children in a rented apartment in Konongo in the Ashanti region of Ghana. Esther is a trader. She trades in jewels. She hawks and treks to other communities to sell. Esther procures her goods from Kumasi. She has been in business for two years and wants a loan to buy jewels in bulk to expand her business.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 17
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,634,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Esther to buy jewels in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 1, 2009
Sep 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2010