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Nana Y. is divorced and has three children. Nana is a fish monger at Abbina, near Elmina, a fishing community in Cape Coast. She has been in this trade for 8 years. Nana wishes to increase the supply of fish to her customers; she can only do this buy increasing her capital base. A loan will serve as increased capital to expand her fish smoking business.The income realized from her sales as a result of the capital will be reinvested back into her business. Nana is standing close to the traditionally built oven, with some of the fresh fish ready to be smoked.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
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  • $12,634,025
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  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Nana to expand her fish smoking business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 31, 2011
Apr 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2011