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Akua E. sells groceries and other food supplies, at Nyankumasi near Cape Coast. Akua received a primary education, but unfortunately had to stop. She is married, and currently has two children. Her husband works as a trader. Akua has been vending groceries and other food supplies since 2005. She is responsible for supporting her husband in paying for the rent, utility bills, and other basic expenses. Akua plans to use her loan to purchase more groceries, rice, cartons of cooking oil, and other food items to meet the increased demands of her customers. She hopes to use these profits to reinvest for expansion and increase the reach of her business.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
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  • $12,522,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.3
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Akua her loan will be used to buy more groceries and bags of rice, cattons of cooking oil and other food items for sale and also for the preparation of food for sale to meet the increase in demand by her costumers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 22, 2009
Feb 6, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 24, 2009