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Salamatu
Salamatu is married to a mason and has three children. She sells waakye (rice and beans cooked together) and she has been in business for 11 years. She serves it with gari (a couscous like grain made from grated cassava), macaroni, meat and fish stew. She uses her income to help her husband pay their children’s school fees.

Salamatu needs this loan in order to purchase bags of rice, beans and other ingredients for the preparation of the waakye she sells. With the new profit, Salamatu will expand her business.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 13
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,277,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.7
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Salamatu to purchase rice, beans and other ingredients for the preparation of the waakye she sells.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 16, 2012
Listed
Mar 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 20, 2012