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Afua is married and mothers four children who are all in school. The 44-year-old woman lives with her husband and children in a rented apartment in one of the mining towns in Ghana.

Afua works hard to support her husband to provide for the family. She is a food vendor. She prepares and sells a local dish called banku, from corn dough. It is served hot with soup.

Afua sells on a tabletop by the roadside in her community. She has been in business for two years and wants a loan to buy bags of maize and other ingredients in bulk.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 19
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,521,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Afua to buy bags of maize.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2010
Jan 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 2, 2010