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Abena is single and has 1 child. She has received no formal education. Abena sells provisions and the local dish Accra kenkey in Mpredwow, near Cape Coast. She has been doing this work for the past 3 years now. Abena uses her income to support her child. Abena will use the loan to purchase more provisions and maize for the sale of kenkey. With the profits from her expanded business, Abena plans to reinvest in her developing 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
  • 42
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,732,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.9
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Abena to purchase more provisions and maize for the sale of kenkey.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 21, 2012
Jan 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2013