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Maxwell is the thirty-eight year old married father of three children. His wife also sells auto parts and is in the same trust group. Maxwell has been selling auto parts of different kinds for over eleven years. He will use the loan proceeds to purchase more clutch disks and pressure plates from Canada, Korea and the UK. In Ghana there are no auto parts stores, but there is a high demand for parts as the taxi networks are the main transportation option. His stand operates in an area of Accra called Abossey-Okai that is a conglomeration of hundreds of entrepreneurs who each sell specific auto parts.

Maxwell is a member of the lending group Respect. The lending group works as a type of social collateral where each member of the group applies pressure on other members to ensure repayment.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 28
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,522,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.0
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Maxwell maxwell would like to buy more clutch disks and pressure plates to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 1, 2008
Apr 15, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 16, 2008