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Lydia sells charcoal at Kajebil near Takoradi, which she has done for two years now.

Lydia is married and has five children. She uses her income, in conjunction with her husband's, to feed their children and pay for their school fees.

Lydia will use her loan to purchase bags of charcoal that she will then sell. With the new profit, she will expand her business.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 15
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  • $12,624,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.9
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Lydia to purchase bags of charcoal to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 1, 2012
Jun 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013