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Gifty is married and has four children. She received a junior high school education. He husband is a petty trader. She sells provisions and other food items at Abura, which she has been doing for four years. As part of her responsibilities, she helps in providing food for her family.

Gifty is requesting a loan, which she will use to purchase a variety of provisions, such as tubers, yams, cassavas, plantains, and other food items to sell. She hopes to use her profits to 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: ). 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
  • 34
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,960,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.9
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Gifty to purchase tubers, yams, cassavas, plantains, and other food items to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 28, 2012
Dec 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013