A loan of $2,225 helped a member to purchase 'gari', sugar and toffees in bulk for resale.


Biakoye Trust Bank Group's story

Akua K. is a 52-year-old woman who describes herself as trustworthy. She is married with 3 adult children. For the past 4 years, Akua has operated a retail business where she sells items such as toffee and 'gari'. Gari is a fried cassava dish. She will use the loan to buy bags of 'gari', sugar and toffee. Akua would like to eventually open a large supermarket.

Akua is currently the leader of the trust bank group named "Biakoye", which means “Unity” in Twi, the language most commonly spoken in Ghana. There are 13 members in the group. The members also operate retail businesses selling items such as fish, yams, and rice. They hope to receive the loan to enable them to buy various stock to grow their businesses and provide more support for their family.

In this group: Akua, Adwoa, Akosua*, Yaa, Ama, Mercy, Mary, Akua, Afua, Gladys, Joyce, Esther, Ama
*not pictured


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