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Soda Yahda Group
In this Group: Bintu, Rukayatu, Ayeshetu
Ayeshetu is thirty years old. She lives in a rented apartment with her husband, who is a welder, and her child who is currently in school. She trades in maize and soya beans in the local market of Takoradi. Her major difficulty has to do with funds to support the business. She wants to use the loan to buy more bags of maize and soya beans to grow her business and scale up sales. She hopes to increase her savings to support her child’s education.

Ayeshetu belongs to the community group called Soda Yahda Trust Group. In this group, members guarantee for one another as social collateral and assist one another to repay the loan.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 36
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,522,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.7
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Soda Yahda Group's $4,050 loan helped a member to buy maize and soya beans.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 12, 2013