Patience, the leader, is 32 years old and sells bags and ready-made clothing. She is married to Israel a 45-year-old driver. They have two children. She has been doing this for the past eight years. On 25th March, 2011, she took out her first loan of GHS 200. Through her dedication and seriousness in her business, she has been able to build up trust with ID Ghana.
For her 5th loan, she is requesting the amount of GHS 1,200 to help her boost the business and to satisfy her customers in and around the community.
All members together need a total amount of GHS 2,900 to buy more goods to sell to their respective customers in 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
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.
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