Selina is 34 years old. Her husband is Dennis, 38, a businessman. Selina's business is a chop bar, which means she sells various cooked foods in large quantities. These include rice and stew, 'fufu' and soup, 'banku' with okra sauce, and the like. She has been in this business for the past five years and is doing very well. She is a very dedicated and hardworking individual. In the photo, she holds a plastic bowl that she uses to serve food.
Selina joined ID Ghana in 2012, having learned about it from another client. She has since taken four loans from ID Ghana. She is applying for her fifth loan now, and she needs GHS 1,500 to buy more ingredients for the dishes she will prepare and sell to her customers.
About ID Ghana
ID 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.