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Mary is 55 years old, married and has six children. All are in school. She lives with her husband and children in a rented apartment in a farming community in the western region of Ghana.

She works to provide for her family. Mary is a food vendor. She runs a chop bar in her community and sells all kinds of local dishes. Mary has hired extra hands that work for her. She buys food stuffs such as maize, cassava, plantain, vegetables, etc. from nearby communities and has been in business for over 15 years. Mary wants a loan to buy goods in bulk.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 34
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,524,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Mary buy food items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2009
Nov 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010