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Afua is fifty-seven years old. She is a widowed mother of eight children. Some of her children are in school. She lives with her children in a rented apartment in a commercial community.

Afua sells game meat, such as grass cutter (rodent meat that is a delicacy in Ghana). She procures the bush meat from hunters in her locality and in nearby communities. Afua supplies the meat to food vendors in her community. She has been in business for thirty years and wants a loan to expand her business.

[Editor's Note:
For more information about grass cutter meat in Ghana, see "Bushmeat boom benefits Ghana's farmers" in BBC News.]

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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 $725 helped Afua to buy game meat to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 4, 2010
Jan 13, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 2, 2010