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Simon M. sells corn mills and components in Abotoase near Hohoe. Simon did not receive any formal education. He is married and has six dependants. His wife is a petty trader with a small income. He is responsible for all the financial needs of the children. With the high demand for corn mills and components, his loan will be used to buy to more components of the corn mill to sell. He hopes to save the new profits from his business.

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Important Information About CRAN

Please note that Kiva considers loans to this Field Partner, CRAN, to be particularly HIGH RISK. This organization has had very serious delinquency problems brought about by problems with its credit methodology, local environmental shocks including a depletion of local fisheries in its core area of operation (Cape Coast and the Central Province), and insufficient follow up with late clients. Lenders to this business should be aware that there is an increased risk of not getting repaid on this loan due to the challenges facing the Field Partner.

CRAN's creditors - including Kiva - have entered into a new Restructuring Agreement (For more information, please see CRAN's Field Partner profile: ). Kiva will extend its ongoing policy of allowing CRAN to continue to raise funds on the Kiva website. New funds raised will be used to make repayments on older CRAN loans via Kiva’s standard net billing process.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,736,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Simon to buy more components for corn mills.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2009
Jun 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 23, 2010