Total loan: $525


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Obuasi, Ashanti, Ghana / Food

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A loan helped To buy yams, cassava and plantain to sell.

Yaa's story

Yaa S. trades in yams in the community market of Obuasi in Ghana. She treks to farming communities to buy yams from the farmers and sells them to her customers. She wants to use the loan to buy more yams to serve her customers. She dreams of expanding her business to include additional items, like plantains and cassava, to meet the needs of her customers and increase her income. Yaa is married with eight children and is a member of the community group called "Aseda wura". Members guarantee for one another as social collateral to access loans and provide peer support to repay the loans on time.