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Georgina is 52 years old, married and the mother of four children. Three of her children are currently in school and her first son is working. She is a food vendor who sells kenkey as well as cereals like maize and peanuts in bulk. Kenkey is prepared from milled maize grains, cooked and taken with hot pepper and fried fish. She has many customers since many Ghanaian enjoy kenkey as breakfast, lunch and supper. Her major target groups are the travelers who ply the road to their destination. Those travelers purchase the kenkey in bulk. She treks to Kumasi in the Ashanti region to buy her stock of goods in bulk. She wants to use the loan to buy more raw materials like bags of maize, meat, fish, vegetables and firewood. She hopes to increase her savings to support her children’s education. She would be grateful for your assistance.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 16
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  • $12,268,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Georgina to buy more raw materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2010
Jan 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 2, 2010