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Maame Afia
Maame Afia G.' work days take place at the market in Jukwa near Abura which is close to Cape Coast. After getting there in the morning, she arranges her goods like rice, canned tomatoes, fried fish or groundnuts and starts selling. Maame Afia went through junior high school and has been a market woman for the past seven years. She is married to a teacher and has two children with him.

With the money she makes she assists her husband in the payment of schooling materials for their children and utility bills. Her dream for her children is a high school education. In order to make sure this is going to happen, she wants to use the money from the loan to grow her business and increase her profit. To achieve this goal she will buy more goods and offer her customers a greater variety.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 26
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,634,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Maame Afia to buy more goods and offer her customers a greater variety.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 23, 2011
Mar 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2011