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Although she has received no prior formal education, Abena is an entrepreneur. She specializes in selling cooked rice with beans in Ekumfe-Twi (near Cape Coast). She has been involved in this enterprise for two years. Abena is married and has four children. Her husband works as a carpenter. The proceeds from her business normally go towards helping her husband cover the family’s general expenses and pay their children’s school fees.

Abena wants to use her loan to increase her current inventory levels, hence allowing her to sell greater quantities of rice and beans. In the long term, Abena plans to reinvest future profits into her business, thus helping her expand and meet rising customer demand.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 20
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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 $275 helped Abena to increase her current inventory levels of rice and beans.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2013
Apr 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013