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Mary
Mary E. is married and has 6 dependants. She has received schooling through junior high. Mary sells bread which she bakes herself. She also sells fish which she buys from the fishermen, brings them home for processing and preservation, and then sends them to the market for sale at Atobiase near Elmina. She has done this since 2000. Her husband is a carpenter. Mary uses her income for assist her husband with the house keeping expenses.

Mary will use the loan to increase her capital to buy fish in larger quantities for processing and sale and also to purchase flour and other baking materials to increase production. With the new profits from her expanded business, Mary plans to invest in their children's education.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 36
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  • $12,522,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Mary to buy fish in larger quantities and also to purchase flour and other baking materials to ncrease production.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Feb 27, 2009
Listed
Feb 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 24, 2009