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Rita
Although she has received no prior formal education, Rita is an entrepreneur. She specializes in selling pepper in Aburaman Nkwanta (near Cape Coast). She has been involved in this enterprise for one year. Rita is married and has two children. Her husband works as a mason. The proceeds from her business normally go towards helping her husband cover the family’s general expenses and pay their children’s school fees. Rita will use the loan to purchase increased amounts of pepper, thus helping her to improve her overall sales. With the new profits from her expanded business, Rita plans to further diversify the type of products that she sells, hence adapting to changing customer preferences.

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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: 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

  • $2,643
    Average annual income
  • 15
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,000,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.0
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD