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Comfort A. sells fresh fish in Abotoase. Comfort has received basic education. She is married and has four dependants. Her husband is a trader. She is responsible for paying the children's school fees and the household utility bills. Her loan will be used to buy more fresh fish from fishermen for sale and the remains will be processed and preserved by way of smoking the fish for the market. She hopes to save the new profits from her 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
  • 33
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,967,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Comfort to purchase fresh fish for sale and the remains will be processed and preserved by way of smoking the fish for the market..
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 24, 2009
Nov 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2010