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Ama D. is married to a farmer and blessed with two children. She has received junior high education. Ama prepares 'Fante kenkey' (boiled maize dough) and distributes it to her customers for sale at Abura. She has been selling 'Fante kenkey' for some time now. Ama uses her income she acquires from the sale of her 'kenkey' to help her husband in taking care of the family.

Ama will use the new loan to purchase more bags of maize to prepare her 'kenkey' to distribute to her increasing customers. With the new profits from her expanded business, Ama plans to save to establish a 'kenkey' factory.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 13
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  • $12,277,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Ama purchase more bags of maize to use to prepare 'kenkey'.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 24, 2010
Apr 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 16, 2010