Syrina, aged 39, is married with one child. She has a son and together they live in Dansoman, Ghana.
Eleven years ago, she started operating a charcoal business. On weekends and seasonally, she also sells food to earn more income. With the goal of keeping her business stocked and active, she has decided to apply for a loan of GHS 1,000 to buy six bags of charcoal to sell in a one month duration to customers.
Her goal is to grow her business and that way be able to help her son so that he can finish his schooling.
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.