Gifty is 37-year-old provisions seller, who is married to Stephen, a 46-year-old mason. They have two children, who are both in school. She needs her portion of the loan, GHC 1,000, to buy more groceries to sell to her customers and to help her husband take good care of their children’s education.
She has been in this business for the past nine years and is doing very well. She has very loyal and truthful with respect to the loans she took from ID Ghana, and she is now applying for her sixth loan, to meet her customer demand.
Gifty, Salomey and Rose need an amount totaling GHC 3,900, to expand and buy more goods to meet the demand from their 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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