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Salome N. is 44 years old. She is married and has given birth to five children, three males and two females. Two of her children have completed senior high school. The rest are in senior and junior high schools.

She says she works to make some income to support her husband financially to take care of the family. Salome lives with her husband and children in a rented apartment in Mampong, in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Her husband is a commercial driver.

Salome deals in printed fabrics and second hand clothes. She buys bales of printed and second hand clothes from Kumasi and hawks to sell in her community. She has been in business for eight years. Salome wants a loan to procure more goods. She is hopeful to support her children in school.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 13
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  • $12,268,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Salome buy more second hand clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 17, 2009
Mar 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009