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Married with four children, Margaret is thirty-eight-years-old. She sells home products like cooking utensils, plastic bowls, buckets and plates. She makes her sales by ‘hawking,’ which means door to door sales.

Margaret is an achiever and her focus is to save enough to build a shop to house her goods. She wants to use the loan to buy an increased stock of plastic materials and kitchen sets to serve her customers.

She is a member of the community group called St. Benedict Trust Group. In this group members assist one another to provide support in handling repayment of loans. Margaret is in the photograph, taken during her group meeting.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 13
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  • $12,270,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.1
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Margaret to buy increased stock of plastic materials and kitchen sets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 14, 2008
Jun 29, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2009