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Ama is 26 years old. She is married and has given birth to one boy who is in school. She lives with her son and husband in a rented apartment in a busy commercial town called Ejura in the Ashanti region of Ghana.

Ama works to support her husband financially to provide for the family. She is a trader. She trades in foodstuffs such as cassava flour. She procures the goods from nearby communities and sells at the local market to food vendors and retailers. Ama also treks to get supplies.

She has been in business for seven years and wants a loan to procure goods in bulk. She is hopeful to give her child the best education she can afford.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 20
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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 $700 helped Ama to buy foodstuffs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 22, 2009
Oct 28, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010