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Justine Ahiadzro is a 35-year-old local restaurant operator. She is married and has three kids, two of whom attend school. She prepares and sells local foods like fufu, banku, and other local dishes. Fufu is prepared from pounded cassava and plantain, and is served with all kinds of soup. Banku is prepared from milled maize grains and is served with hot peppers or soup. She says that prices of raw materials have gone up significantly and she needs the support of a loan to enable her meet her production expenditures. With the loan, she wants to purchase more raw materials like bags of maize, baskets of cassava, plantain, meat, fish, vegetables, and firewood to prepare the meals. She would be grateful for such assistance. She is a member of the community group called The Ark Trust Group. In this group, members guarantee and support one another to repay the loan. Her picture was taken when she was visited.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
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  • $12,634,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.2
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Justine to buy raw materials like maize, cassava, plantain, meat, fish, vegetables and firewood for food production.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 27, 2008
Nov 28, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2009