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Adesatu is married and has one child. She is pictured above standing in front of her new store. She sells beans, gari (milled cassava), millet, maize, peanuts, and other food items. Adesatu has run her business for about four years now. She treks to the northern part of Ghana to buy her products and then sells them in town to other market women in the same business.

She wants to use her loan to buy more bags of cereals in case of future price hikes. She believes this loan will also help her complete her store so that she can store her products. Adesatu is a member of a group called Odwanwhefo Pa ("The Good Shepherd"). Members agree to guarantee for each other to repay the loan.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 33
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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 Adesatu to buy more bags of cereals to sell and finish building her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 15, 2008
May 22, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2009