Christiana is 60 years old and a widow. Though her children are supportive, she still wants to sell to keep herself fit and active. She sells fish in the market and also supplies to restaurants in and around her community.
This is her fourth loan, and she needs an amount of 700 GHC (Ghana cedis) to be able to buy more fish to meet the demand.
Christiana, Angela, Beatrice and Mary need a total amount of 1,750 GHC to 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.
This is a Group Loan
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