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Although she has received no formal education, Maame is an entrepreneur. She specializes in selling fish in Elmina (near Cape Coast). She has been involved in this enterprise for five years. Maame is married and has five children. Her husband works as a farmer. The proceeds from her business normally go towards helping her husband cover the family’s general expenses and pay their children’s school fees.

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

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 28
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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 loan of $275 helped Maame to increase her current inventory levels.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 14, 2013
Jul 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2013