A loan of $3,625 helped a member to purchase kente cloth in bulk.

Famous Trust Bank Group's story

Yaa A. is currently the group leader of 'Famous Trust' bank group made up of 10 members. Yaa is lovely and a strong woman. She is 43 years old and sells kente cloth to customers in her community. She also engages in farming to supplement her income. She plans to invest the loan to purchase a variety of kente cloth to meet customers’ demand.

Kente cloth is a famous richly woven traditional fabric of single or multiple colors, usually worn during special occasions like festivals, parties, out-door events and other social gatherings This has created a market for women like Yaa.

Yaa has divorced and she is the mother of five children from age 5-22. She lives with her children in a family house. She says that she dreams of being able to grow her business to support her children through university education.

In this group: Clement, Akua, Patience, Linda, Afia, Adwoa, Ama, Felicia, Yaa, Abena
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