Dromo Naa Group
Mary started her business with the support of her mother, who also had a frozen food store at the market. She decided to start out on her own after many years. She joined ID Ghana a year and a half ago at the invitation of a sister-in-law who is a member of the institution. When asked what she likes about ID Ghana, Mary identifies the training that the institution offers her.
The group loan will benefit small micro-businesses like Mary's. She will use her portion of the loan to purchase wholesale frozen foods to sell to her customers at the market. Her loan will enable her to generate resources to maintain her family's living standards.
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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