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Ekua
Ekua is a widow and has eight children. Even though she did not receive any formal education, Ekua is a successful businesswoman. She sells charcoal in Esebu (near Cape Coast). She has been actively involved in this business for about six years.

As the sole breadwinner in the family, Ekua uses her income to provide for the entire family.

Ekua will use the loan to purchase increased amounts of bags of charcoal, thus aiding her to improve her overall sales. With the new profits from her expanded business, Ekua plans to further diversify the type of products she sells, hence adapting to changing customer preferences.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 13
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,270,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.2
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Ekua to purchase bags of charcoal, thus aiding her to improve her overall sales.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 19, 2013
Listed
Sep 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 20, 2014