A loan of $3,575 helped a member to buy more sewing material like linen, threads, thimbles, etc.


Odo Ne Biakoye Group's story

Comfort is 31 year old she is married and mother of two kids who are currently in school. She is very supportive in taking of her kids in school. She operates a seamstress shop and started this business ten years ago. She is currently having four apprentices who are learning skills and experience for their future career. She sews all forms female wears with various kinds of styles like kaba and slit, wedding dress, funeral clothes, school uniforms, traditional wears etc. She wants to use the loan to buy more sewing materials like linen, threads, thimbles, etc. to increase her output and efficiency. She hopes to increase savings to support the kids in school.

She is the leader of a trust bank group called ‘Odo Ne Biakoye’ which means Love and Oneness. She is the one sitting in the group photograph. Most of the members in this group are petty traders, food vendors and farmers etc. In this group, members guarantee for one another as social collateral to access the loan and peer pressure to repay the loan.

In this group: Comfort, Theresa, Comfort, Elizabeth, Mary, Vivian, Dora, Mercy, Joyce


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