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Rita
Rita produces kenkey [fermented corn dough wrapped in corn or banana leaves] for sale. In front of Rita is the kenkey she is producing. She is married to a farmer and has 10 children. She uses her income to help her husband with the general upkeep of the family. Rita needs this loan to purchase bags of maize for her kenkey production. With the new profit, Rita will expand her business.

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: http://www.kiva.org/partners/91 ). 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
  • 39
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,588,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.9
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Rita purchase bags of maize for her kenkey [fermented corn dough] production.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 13, 2012
Listed
Jun 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 21, 2012