A loan of $1,225 helped a member to purchase dried fish in large baskets.


Siama Mma Trust Group's story

Yaa M. describes herself as truthful, a woman who faces reality. She is 50 years old and is the leader of the “Siama Mma” borrower group. Yaa lives in Goaso and sells dried fish in the new market in town. She has been running her fish business for 10 years. Yaa is excited to be taking out this loan, which she will use to purchase two large basket of dried fish.

Yaa is married to a farmer and together they have seven children. She hopes to sell enough fish to be able to provide good education for all of her children, hopefully through university level.

As the leader of the "Siama Mma" borrower group, Yaa ensures that all members attend meetings and submit their repayments. The other women in Yaa’s group operate businesses selling various foodstuffs, groceries, pastries etc. They are requesting the loan to support their businesses.

In this group: Akua, Mercy, Regina, Yaa, Afia, Emmanuel, Alice, Eku, Sarah, Yaa
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