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Ama
Ama M. is a single parent and has 2 children. She has never received schooling. Ama sells a variety of local dish like Banku (a product of maize and cassava dough), Wakye (acombination of rice and beans) and Fufu (a combination of cassava and plantain pounded together). These are the most popular meals in the country.



Her chop bar is located in Abrobiano in Elmina, where she has worked since 2007. Ama uses her income to pay utility bills. Ama will use the loan to purchase food stuffs and ingredients such as rice, beans, oil, cassava, fish, meat, maize and others. With the new profits from her expanded business, Ama plans to reinvest.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 13
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  • $12,277,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.1
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Ama ama will use the loan to purchase food stuffs and ingredients such as rice, beans, oil, cassava, fish, meat, maize and others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Sep 26, 2008
Listed
Sep 12, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 15, 2009