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Emelia is forty-seven years old. She is married and the mother of four children. She lives with her family in their own house. She operates a pharmaceutical shop and sells various kinds of medicine like blood tonics, pain killers, malaria drugs, etc. in her neighborhood. Many local people patronize her drugstore for first aid and cure when they are sick.

Emelia has time for every customer that visits her shop. She usually enquires about the symptoms of the illness to offer the right medicine and also gives advice on its usage. She has been in operation for the past twelve years and has assisted in the cure of a number of common diseases such malaria, cholera, typhoid ,etc. in her community.

She requests the loan to top up her working capital to purchase more medicines to serve her community and in the process raise more income to support her family. She would be grateful for your assistance.

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

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Emelia to procure assorted pharmaceutical drugs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 16, 2009
Oct 25, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010