A loan of $4,400 helped a member to buy ingredients for soap-making in bulk.


Yesu Ne Hene Trust Bank Group's story

Victoria is a 40-year-old woman who describes herself as enterprising. Victoria’s husband is a farmer and together they have 5 children between the ages of 6 and 22. Victoria would like to give her children access to quality education. For the past 5 years, Victoria has operated a soap manufacturing business. She will use the loan to buy caustic soda, vegetable oil and perfume for soap making. Victoria hopes to eventually expand her operations so that she can reach more customers. In addition to her soap manufacturing business, Victoria helps her husband with farming as well.

Victoria is the leader of the trust bank group named “Yesu Ne Hene”, which means 'Christ is Lord' in Twi, the language most commonly spoken in Ghana. There are 17 members in this group. The group is all women except for one man. The other members in this group operate retail businesses selling items such as plantains, cooked rice, onions, maize, beans and clothing. They plan to use the loan to buy assorted inventory to grow their businesses and enrich their familes' living conditions.

In this group: Christiana, Abena, Agnes, Akua, Adwoa, Agnes, Hanana, Christiana, Ama, Victoria, Yaa, Joyce, Yaa*, Alishatu, Faustina, Sandra*, Isaac
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