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Herriet's Group
In this Group: Herriet, Ama, Mary
This group is comprised of three members; all are women. The Dansoman community is located in the greater Accra region. They have been making daily efforts to provide a better future for their children. The main economic activities of the partners are selling jewelry, eggs, flour, fish and foodstuffs.

Herriet was born in the community of Dansoman and lives in the same community where she was born. She is 45 years old, married to a 50-year-old and they have three children. Her main economic activity is selling fish, jewelry and eggs. She has a little shop at home where she operates her business. At this time, she is requesting a loan of GHS 1,000 to improve her business.

They need a total amount of GHS 1,850 to expand businesses

Additional Information

About ID Ghana

ID Ghana is a microfinance NGO that provides financial and social services to underserved urban communities in Accra. ID Ghana’s socially-oriented business model provides clients with a number of social services, including financial literacy training, group discussions led by peer educators on health and nutrition education, child schooling, basic medical services, and counseling and legal services for women victims of violence.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 29
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,522,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.0
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Herriet's Group's $950 loan helped a member to buy more fish, jewelry and eggs to sell to customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 1, 2013
May 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013