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Salamatu
Salamatu is married to a mason and has 3 children. She sells waakye, which is rice and beans cooked together. She serves it with gari (a couscous-like grain made from grated cassava) , macaroni, meat and fish stew. Salamatu has been selling waakye for 11 years now. She uses her income to support her husband to pay their children’s school fees.

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

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 13
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,270,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.9
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,325 helped Salamatu to purchase bags of rice, beans and other ingredients for the preparation of her waakye (rice and beans) to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 8, 2012
Listed
Nov 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013