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Eric Group
In this Group: Eric, Mercy
This group consists of two members, Eric and Mercy. They sell slippers and yams in the community, respectively. They reside in the Dansoman community. They have been together from 2010 to date and are still doing very well.

Eric is a 40-year-old slipper seller. He is married to Florence a 33-year-old trader. He has two children.

He has been with ID Ghana for the past three years and is doing very well. He has been in this business activity for seven years now. He sells from Mondays to Saturdays.

This is his 6th loan and he needs an amount of GHS 1,000 to buy more slippers to sell to his customers. He has been able, through his business, to provide his children with quality education. He is grateful to ID Ghana.

They need a total amount of GHS 1,350 to buy more merchandise to sell to their customers in the Dansoman community.

Additional Information

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 38
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,603,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.9
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A portion of Eric Group's $700 loan helped a member to buy more slippers to sell to his customers.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 28, 2013
Listed
Mar 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013