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Faustina A. sells fresh fish at Elmina. Faustina has received senior high education. She is married and has two children. Her husband is a fisherman. Faustina has been selling fresh fish since 2004. She supports her husband in the payment of school fees and settlement of utility bills. Her loan will be used to buy more of her fresh fish to sell. She hopes to use the new profits from her business to save up and to build her own house.

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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
  • 33
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,960,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Faustina her loan will be used to buy more of her fresh fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 18, 2009
Oct 13, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2010