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Gifty L. is 25 years old. She is single and has one child who is currently in school. She owns and operates a grocery shop and sells items like sugar, vegetable oil, bottled water, toffees, skimmed powdered milk and biscuits, etc. in her neighborhood. With the loan, she wants to purchase more crates of assorted drinks, toffees, bags of sugar, cartons of vegetable oil, boxes of biscuits, etc. to increase her inventory. She hopes to improve her savings to support her child in school.

Gifty L. belongs to the Trust group called "Biako Ye" Trust Group. In this group, members guarantee for one another as social collateral to for the loan and support one another to repay the loan. Her picture was taken when she was visited at her shop.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 13
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,276,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.2
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Gifty to buy more cartons of assorted drinks, bags of sugar, cartons of bottled mineral water and boxes of biscuits, toffees etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 25, 2008
Oct 11, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2009