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Mary operates a chop bar, where a variety of African dishes are sold. This she has done for four years. The foods she serves are fufu, banku and rice balls, with various sauces. She is married to a driver and has five children. Mary uses her income to support her husband, paying their children’s school fees. She will use her loan to purchase ingredients in larger quantity, for preparing foods for sale. With the new profit, Mary plans to acquire a better place for serving food to her customers

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
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  • $12,522,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.9
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Mary to purchase ingredients in larger quantity, to use in preparing foods for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 11, 2012
Dec 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013