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Lydia operates a grocery shop in Batanya near Cape Coast. She has operated her shop for the past 4 years and sells a variety of groceries including tin fish, tin tomatoes, Milo, milk, soap, as well as an array of beverages, biscuits, toffees, etc. Lydia is married to a farmer and has 2 children. Lydia uses her income to assist her husband in paying their children’s school fees. She will use her loan to purchase a variety of groceries to sell. With the new profits, Lydia plans to expand her business.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 13
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  • $12,268,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.9
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Lydia to purchase a variety of groceries to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 13, 2012
Jan 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2013