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Total loan: $1,450
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Matilda's Group

Ghana
Teshie, Accra, Ghana / Soft Drinks

A loan of $1,450 helped a member to buy six boxes of coca-cola and six boxes of malta guinness to sell to customers.


Matilda's Group's story

Matilda is married and 43. She finished six years of elementary school and has a daughter, who is thirteen years old and in schooling. Her husband is 50 years old, called Emmanuel, and he is a trader. Matilda operates drinking bar, which she has been doing for fifteen years. She operates it to help her family survive and improve. Her fifteen years work experience has contributed massively toward her family life and she also works together with her husband.

Matilda is the leader of this group and this is her second loan cycle with kiva and her forth loan cycle with ID-Ghana. She is applying for a loan amount of GH 1,500 to buy six boxes of coca-cola and six boxes of malta guinness to sell to customers. She hopes to grow her capital, ensure her daughter reaches the highest level of education and support her husband to complete their building project. Janet, the other group member is also a drinking spot operator. Together they will need a total amount of GH 2,900 to improve their businesses.

In this group: Matilda, Janet
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Loan details

Loan length:

9 months
Disbursed date: June 27, 2013

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Loan details

Loan length:

9 months
Disbursed date: June 27, 2013