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Esther is twenty-three years old. She is single and has given birth to one child and is in school. She lives with her child in a rented apartment in a town called Dormaa in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. Dormaa is a commercial and farming town.

Esther is a business woman. She buys and sells plantains. She buys them from nearby towns and supplies to food vendors and retailers in her community. Esther also treks to nearby communities to sell. She has been in business for five years and wants a loan to buy goods in bulk.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 28
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $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 Esther to buy plantains for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 2, 2009
Oct 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2010