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Janet is a persevering businesswoman who sells fresh yams to customers in the central market of Kumasi. She is 26 years old and the mother of two children aged 1 and 5. She spends most of her time taking care of her business and supporting her kids in school.

She loves selling and enjoys serving customers. Janet believes in customer care and her broad smile almost always draws customers to her shop, making her one of the most successful yam traders. She plans to invest the loan to purchase more tubers of yam to fill her demand. Janet is optimistic about the future and she hopes to purchase yams directly from farmers and become a yam wholesaler.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 29
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,522,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Janet to purchase fresh yams in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 21, 2010
Jul 11, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011