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Mary
Mary M. is a seamstress and sows different kinds of traditional dresses. She also sells fabrics along with a locally made juice and bags of water at Memepeasem, near Elmina. Mary has received a junior high school education. She is married and has two children. Her husband is a farmer. Mary has been working as a seamstress since 2004. She supports the husband in paying the children's school fees and other family financial responsibilities. Her loan will be used to buy more fabrics to sell and sewing materials to aid in her work as a seamstress. She hopes to use the new profits to reinvest into her business.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 13
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  • $12,270,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Mary her loan will be used to buy more fabrics to sell and sewing materials to aid in her work as a seamstress.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 18, 2009
Listed
Jan 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 25, 2010