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Maame Ekua
Maame Ekua is married and has 3 children. She specializes in extracting palm oil which she subsequently sells at Eguafo (near Elmina). She has been doing so for some time now. Her husband is a tailor. Maame Ekua uses her income to assist her husband in caring for their 3 children.

She will use her loan to buy an increased quantity of palm fruit and palm kernel, allowing her to extract more oil to sell. With the new profits, Maame Ekua plans to expand her business further as well as ensuring that all her children receive an education.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 21
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,624,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.9
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Maame Ekua to purchase more palm fruit, allowing her to extract more palm oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 1, 2013
Mar 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2013