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Dorcas is married and has 2 children. She has received junior high education. Dorcas sells gari (flour made from cassava tubers) and fried fish in Takoradi, which she has done for 5 years. She assists her husband to take care of the home. Dorcas will use the loan to acquire more fresh fish to fry for sale. With the new profits from her expanded business, Dorcas plans to invest in her children's education.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
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  • $12,634,025
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  • 1.6
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Dorcas to acquire more fresh fish to fry for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 27, 2011
Nov 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 4, 2012