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Emmanuel, popularly called Emma, is truly a hard worker. He is 33 years old and sells building materials like plywood, nails, carpentry tools, paint etc. to customers in his neighborhood in Kumasi. Emma has been operating his trade for ten years and is eager to be taking out this loan. He plans to use this loan to add the sale of cement to expand his product line. It is the dream of almost every Ghanaian to own his own house which makes selling building materials profitable, Emma said.

Emmanuel is married to a woman who is also a trader. They have three children from age 1 – 7 years. He says that his wife dreams of being able to generate enough profits that they will be able to educate their children to at least the tertiary school level.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,529,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Emmanuel to purchase cement, plywood, nails, carpentry tools, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 25, 2010
Apr 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2010