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Elizabeth is fifty-three years old. She is a widowed woman and has given birth to five children, all of whom are in school. She lives with her children in a rented apartment in a commercial community.

Elizabeth is a trader, trading in gari, a local delicacy from cassava flour. She procures her goods from nearby towns and supplies to food vendors and retailers in her community.

Elizabeth has been in business for over twenty-five years and wants a loan to expand her business.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 19
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,624,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Elizabeth to buy more gari to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 4, 2010
Jan 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 2, 2010