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Kofi T. is a fisherman. He goes out to sea to fish. He gives some of the fish to his wife to smoke (process) and sell and he sells the rest to the market women at Elmina. Kofi has received a junior high education. He is married and has four children. His wife is a fishmonger. Kofi has been doing this fish business for some time now. With the support of his wife, he is able to take good care of his family. The loan he will receive will be used to buy a personal boat for fishing. He hopes to use the new profits from his business to build a house on already purchased land. Kofi is leaning with one of the boats he rents for fishing. At the time of visit, he had already sold the fish he caught for the day.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Kofi to buy a personal boat for fishing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 12, 2010
Mar 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 19, 2010