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Margaret B. is a single parent and has 2 children. She received schooling through junior high. Margaret has been selling groceries and fishing supplies at Ensuekyer near Elmina, Ghana since 2000. Margaret uses her income to pay school fees and utility bills.

Margaret will use her loan to purchase more fishing supplies to fulfill the increased demand in the fishing community where her shop is located. With the new profits from her expanded business, Margaret plans to complete the house she started for her family.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 34
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  • $12,522,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.2
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Margaret purchase more fishing supplies for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 5, 2008
Nov 13, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2009