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Although he has received no prior formal education, Kwesi is an entrepreneur. He specializes in selling charcoal in Apewosika (near Cape Coast). He has been involved in this enterprise for five years. Kwesi is married and has two children. His wife works as a trader. The proceeds from his business normally go towards helping his wife cover the family’s general expenses and pay their children’s school fees. Kwesi will use the loan to purchase a larger amount of charcoal, thus helping him to improve his overall sales. With the new profits from his expanded business, Kwesi plans to further diversify the type of products that he sells, hence adapting to changing customer preferences.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 36
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,522,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.0
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Kwesi to purchase more of charcoal, thus helping him improve his overall sales.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 9, 2013
Jul 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 19, 2013