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Although he has received no prior formal education, Kofi is an entrepreneur. He specializes in taxi driving in Edukuma (near Cape Coast). He has been involved in this enterprise for 12 years. Kofi is married and has six children. His wife works as farmer. The proceeds from his business normally go towards helping his wife cover the family’s general expenses and pay their children’s school fees. Kofi will use the loan to purchase spare parts, thus aiding him to improve his overall 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
  • 35
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,958,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.0
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Kofi to purchase spare parts, thus aiding him to improve his overall business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 3, 2013
Jun 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 19, 2013