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Beatrice E. is the 40-year-old divorced mother of four children, two currently in senior high school, one in junior high and one in primary school. She lives with her children in a rented apartment in the fishing community of Elmina, one of the country’s tourist attraction centres, near Cape Coast in the Central Region of Ghana.

For the past ten years, Beatrice has worked hard as a trader to earn some income to support the family. She deals in all kinds of drinks – malt, fan milk, fan ice, etc., procuring them from wholesale dealers in the regional capital, Cape Coast, and selling in the community market. Beatrice also distributes to other retailers in her community and nearby communities. She is now requesting a loan to procure the products in bulk.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 25
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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 Beatrice to procure drinks for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2009
Apr 2, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009