A loan of $2,350 helped a member to upgrade her stock of fishes.

Asomdwehene 2 Group's story

Angelina is 29 years old and the group leader. She is a divorced mother with four children. Currently all her children attend school in the community where they live. She sells smoked fish and started in this business six years ago at the local community market. She buys stock from Takoradi in the Western Region of Ghana. She serves her customers very tasty and high quality fish and, because of the quality, many customers buy from her stand. She buys stocks of fish from the fishmongers occasionally, when demand is high. She has a large customer base as a result of her moderate prices and her pleasant disposition towards her customers. She is requesting a loan to upgrade her stock of fishes. She aspires to give her children quality education through the proceeds from the business and she would be grateful for your support.

She is the leader of a trust bank group called ‘Asomdwehene 2’ which literary means 'prince of peace.' She is the one sitting in front in the group photograph. Most of the members of this group are petty traders, food vendors, and/or farmers. In this group, members vouch for one another as social collateral to access the loan and apply peer pressure to repay the loan.

In this group: Angelina, Afia, Grace, Francis, Yaa, Gladys, Margaret
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