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Christiana is a forty-nine-year-old businesswoman. She is divorced with three kids who are in school. She trades in students’ foam mattress and pillows. She obtains her supplies from the manufacturers and sells at retail prices. She wants to use the loan to buy more supplies of foam mattress and pillows to increase her stock.

Christiana says most of her customers are students. She makes good sales when the academic year begins. Her dreams are to expand her business to include additional stock like door mats, bedspreads, curtains etc. to meet the needs of her customers and make increased income.

Christiana aspires to give her children the best of education she can afford. She is a member of the community group called Miracle Group. Members guarantee for one another as social collateral to access loan and peer support to repay.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 27
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,634,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Christiana to procure students’ mattresses etc. for re-sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 26, 2009
Mar 3, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009