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Total loan: $3,725

Asesewa Group

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Teshie, Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana / Food

Asesewa Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to buy and sell cooking oil, gari (cassava flour) and diapers to help her husband financially.

Asesewa Group's story

These are the nine members of the Asesewa loan group. They are very humble, hardworking and responsible people with good manners and lots of enthusiasm for improving their lives. A few years back, they were all facing poverty, so they decided to join ID-Ghana to acquire loans to improve their businesses. They are into the sale of fish, sponges, firewood, underwear, toilet paper, cooking oil, slippers, kerosene and gari (which is made of cassava flour). The featured borrower is Grace, who is 44 years old, married and has two children. In the picture, she is standing on the far right. She earns a living by selling cooking oil, gari and diapers to help her husband financially. She has developed a very good relationship with her customers in the community and likes being able to meet their needs. She has a plan to make her shop bigger and keep multiple items in it that her customers need. She wants to buy these items in bulk directly from wholesalers, and that is why she is requesting this loan.