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George A. is 38 years old. He is married with six children, who are are all currently in school. He is a commercial truck driver and his wife is a baker who sells her product through hawking. George is very popular in his area because of his hard work and his dedication to work. He has been driving a big truck for a very long time now and taking care of the family. He is hired by customers who need to get their goods to various destinations and he charges them a reasonable rate.

His vehicle has developed a fault that makes it very difficult to earn a living. He requests a loan to buy car parts to maintain his car. Notwithstanding that, he also wants to get a bigger truck. He believes this would help him achieve his dream. With the loan he wants to change the engine, his diesel tank, and weld other parts that are wearing out. He will be grateful for your assistance, he said.

George belongs to a group called Awake. He hopes to receive GH¢1000 to make progress in his business by restocking his inventory. This would enable him to save more to support his wife in taking care of the children's educational needs.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 16
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $12,268,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped George to maintain his truck van and purchase a new car.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2009
Apr 2, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009