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Ekua is married and has 8 children. She makes kenkey to sell at Abura. In the picture, she is showing the soaked corn to be washed and milled into dough for the kenkey.

Ekua's husband is a driver. She uses her income to assist him in the payment of school fees and utility bills. She will use this loan to purchase more corn to prepare kenkey to sell. With the new profits from her expanded business, Ekua plans to further educate her children.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
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  • $12,522,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Ekua buy more corn to prepare kenkey for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 6, 2011
Aug 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 23, 2012