A loan of $2,400 helped a member to purchase fresh yams and cooking oil for resale.

Serwaah Trust Bank Group's story

Esther is a women’s leader, hard-working and a resourceful mother of five children. She is 53 years old and still married to a blacksmith. She lives together with her family in a town close to Sunyani. Esther is a petty trader who sells fresh yams and cooking oil to customers in her community. Operating her business for the past 24 years, Esther has amassed good marketing experience and made many repeat customers. She plans to invest the loan to purchase fresh yams and oil to meet her customers’ demand. She dreams of being able to put up a house from her savings to improve her family’s accommodation in her home town.

Esther is currently the leader of a trust bank group called 'S.', named after Esther, made up of ten members. The other members are also engaged in food processing and petty trading businesses.

In this group: Esther, Memuna, Veronica, Georgina, Mary, Agyeiwaa, Afua, Agather, Akua, Comfort

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