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Ama produces kenkey (fermented corn dough wrapped in corn or banana leaves) in large quantities and distributes it for sale at Efutu. In front of her are the dough and leaves. She is preparing the kenkey. Ama has done this for 15 years.

She is married and has five children. She uses her income to assist her husband in paying their accomodation bills. Ama will use her loan to purchase maize in bulk for the kenkey. With the new profit, Ama plans to expand her business.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 21
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  • $12,624,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.6
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Ama to purchase maize in bulk for making kenkey.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 12, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 16, 2012