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George is forty-nine years of age, married, and has four children who are all currently in school. He lives with his wife and children in a rented apartment in a tourist attraction community in the central region of Ghana. The community is one of the coastal towns in Ghana and, as a result, the major occupation of the people is mainly fishing.

George is a trader. He trades in hardware such as bags of cement, roofing sheets, building materials, etc. He sells in a store by the roadside in the community. George procures his goods from Accra. He has been in business for five years and wants a loan to buy goods in bulk to increase his stock.

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 $1,075 helped George to buy hardware.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 9, 2009
Dec 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 2, 2010