Fati is a 38-year-old charcoal seller who is married to Moro, a 42-year-old businessman. They have six children. This has been her work for the past four years, and she is doing very well. She will use this loan to buy three bags of charcoal and sell to customers. Because of her integrity and frankness, all her customers have her at heart.
She has been with ID Ghana for the past three years, and still loves to be part of us. She has taken three loans and has fully repaid all. On her fourth loan, she is requesting GHS 1,200 to help her meet her customers’ demand.
They need an amount of GHS 2,100 to buy more goods to sell to their respective customers in and around the community.
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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