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Mena is married and has three children. She has received no formal education. Mena sells kokonty (a traditional Ghanaian dish made up of dried cassava chips) in Akonoma near Cape Coast. She has been selling kokonty for a little over two years. Her husband is a mason. Mena uses her income to help pay some of her family's expenses and save for her children's future. Mena will use the loan to purchase more kokonty to sell in the market. With the new profits from her expanded business, Mena plans to develop her kokonty business further.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 20
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  • $12,634,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.9
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Mena to purchase more kokonty to sell in the market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 27, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013