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Total loan: $1,100
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Ama

Ghana
Abura, Ghana / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $1,100 helped to purchase an increased quantity of corn to prepare her fante kenkey recipe.


Ama's story

Ama is a widow and has 4 children. She has received no formal education. Ama sells the local favorite dish, fante kenkey, in Peofofordo near Abura, which she has done for the past 45 years. Fante kenkey is a mashed, fermented, corn dough that is usually wrapped in banana leaves and sold in local markets.

Ama uses her income to support herself and help her adult children whenever she can. Ama will use the loan to purchase an increased quantity of corn to prepare her fante kenkey recipe. With the new profits from her expanded business, Ama plans to grow her fante kenkey enterprise.


Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: February 7, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Christian Rural Aid Network (CRAN)

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: February 7, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Christian Rural Aid Network (CRAN)