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Maame
Even though she did not receive any formal education, Maame, a divorced mother of seven, is a successful businesswoman. She has been selling kooko (porridge) in Afosua, near Cape Coast, for about 12 years. As the sole breadwinner of the family, Maame uses her income to provide for the entire family.



Maame will use this loan to purchase increased amounts of corn flour to make kooko in order to improve her overall sales. With the new profits from her expanded business, she plans to further diversify the types of products that she sells, hence adapting to changing customer preferences.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 14
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,268,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.0
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Maame to purchase increased amounts of corn flour to make kooko.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 26, 2013
Listed
May 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013