Lydia is a 38-year-old fish seller who is married to a 42-year-old businessman; they have two children.
She has been selling fish for 10 years. She supplies customers in Accra from Monday to Saturday and from 6 am to 6 pm. She is in her third loan cycle with ID-Ghana.
She needs a support of GHS 600 to buy more fish to supply to customers. She was loaned GHS 300 in her second loan cycle, and she successfully repaid without a problem.
She has been making enough profit to support family needs and reinvest in her job.
Lydia, together with other five, need a total amount of GHS 2,600 to be able to expand business.
About ID GhanaID Ghana is a microfinance NGO that provides financial and social services to underserved urban communities in Accra. ID Ghana’s socially-oriented business model provides clients with a number of social services, including financial literacy training, group discussions led by peer educators on health and nutrition education, child schooling, basic medical services, and counseling and legal services for women victims of violence.
This is a Group Loan
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