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Although he has received no formal education, Isaac is an entrepreneur. He specializes in selling charcoal in Egyirfa (near Cape Coast). He has been involved in this enterprise for 20 years. Isaac is married and has one child. His wife works as a trader. The proceeds from his business normally go toward helping his wife to cover the family’s general expenses and to pay their children’s school fees. Isaac wants to use his loan to increase his inventory levels, thus allowing him to sell more charcoal. In the long term, Isaac plans to reinvest the profits in his business, which will help him to expand and meet rising customer demand.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 25
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,634,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.0
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Isaac to increase his inventory levels, which will enable him to sell more charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 24, 2013
Jun 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2013