Patience is a 33-year-old married woman who has 2 children. She sells rice cookers, blenders and glasses. She has 9 years of experience and works from Monday to Saturday and from morning to evening.
She is constantly working to improve on her business capital. This is in her 5th loan with ID-Ghana and she needs GHS 900 to buy goods and to sell to her customers. She is married to Mustapha, a 34-year-old business man.
She sells to generate money to take care of family expenses and for her housing project. Her business is doing well. She buys from the market and sells in her locality.
Both Patience and Kai need 1,600 Ghana cedis, altogether, to expand their businesses and buy more goods to sell to their respective customers.
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.
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