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Simowah Susana
Simowah Susana A. is a single mother of two. She has been making and selling kenkey at Kokowada near Elmina for the past 20 years. Kenkey is a staple in Ghanian diet made from fermented maize or cassava dough, and usually served with fried fish and pepper sauce.

To improve her earnings and provide for her children’s education, Simowah wishes to grow her food business. This loan will be used to purchase more maize and other ingredients to expand her food production. The extra profits will be saved for her children’s education.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 20
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,624,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Simowah Susana to purchase ingredients to make kenkey for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2011
Mar 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2011