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Rosemary Ekua
Rosemary Ekua is divorced and has four children. Rosemary is a small-scale trader. She trades in accessories such as cosmetics, jewelry, hairbands and other items at Krofofrodo near Abura. She uses her income to feed and clothe her children and to pay their school fees.

Rosemary needs this loan to purchase more jewelry and cosmetics for resale. With the new profit, she wishes to mount a better shop for the sale of her accessories.

Additional Information

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
  • $11,732,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.7
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Rosemary Ekua to purchase more jewelry and cosmetics for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2012
Feb 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012