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Aba produces charcoal for sale, at Edukrom, near Cape Coast. She has done this for 30 years. Aba is a widow and has three children. As a single parent, she uses her income to feed and clothe her children, and to pay their school fees.

Aba will use her loan to purchase firewood, for making charcoal to sell. With the new profit from her expanded business, Aba will produce charcoal in larger quantity.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
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  • 1.9
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Aba to purchase firewood, for use in producing charcoal to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 31, 2012
Jan 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2013