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Efua is a widow who has 10 children. In the photo above, she is standing behind the groceries that she sells in Elmina, a fishing community near Cape Coast. Efua uses her income to support her large family's well-being on her income alone. Efua will use the loan to procure a greater quantity and variety of groceries to sell. She hopes that a greater diversity of goods in her shop will attract new customers. With the new profits from her expanded business, Efua plans to save to build another shop in the future.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 19
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  • $12,521,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.9
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Efua procure other types of groceries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013