Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Araba is a hairdresser who operates the beauty salon in the picture above in Ebubonku (near Cape Coast). She has had some form of formal education, as she is a primary school graduate. She is married and has three children. Her husband is a farmer. Araba has been working as a hairdresser for close to three years. Her income is used to help her husband pay the utility bills and their children’s school fees. She plans to use her loan to purchase an increased quantity of hair creams, hair extensions and a hair dryer, allowing her to meet the rising customer demands. She hopes to use the profits from her enterprise to develop her business further and ensure that all her children receive an education.


About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 19
    View loans »
    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,634,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.1
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Araba to purchase hair creams, hair extensions and a hair dryer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 2, 2013
Aug 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 20, 2014