A loan of $1,050 helped a member to buy stock.

Dwelling Place Group's story

Joyce is thirty-four years old. She is married and has given birth to five children, all in school. She lives with her husband and children in a rented apartment in Axim. Axim is along the coastal area in the western region of Ghana. Fishing is the major occupation of the people.

She trades in infant layette and adult clothes. Joyce is the leader of a trust bank group called Dwelling Place. The members of the group are mainly into fishing and other commercial activities. The group requests a loan to procure goods in bulk to expand their businesses. Joyce, the group leader, is in the middle of the photograph. It is their desire to give their children the best of education they can afford.

In this group: Joyce, Mary, Safia

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