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Emelia is 35 years old woman who is divorced with two children. One of her children is currently in school. She is a very hardworking young woman who is a hight achiever. Emelia bakes bread and supply to her loyal customers. For the past sixteen years, she has been baking bread and other food pastries while taking care of her household. In spite of the challenges she faces she manages to handle the demands of her customers and successfully meet their requests on time. Her only problem now has to do with adequate funds to buy raw materials as prices are shooting up. She is requesting a loan to remain in business. With the loan she believes she can provide for her family and most especially her children’s educations and her business’ growth.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,634,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Emelia to buy baking materials like bags of flour, sugar, margarine, yeast and firewood etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 2, 2009
Oct 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2010