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Total loan: $225
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Salamatu

Ghana
Abura, Ghana / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $225 helped to purchase more ingredients to prepare tuo zaafi to sell.


Salamatu's story

Salamatu I. is married and has two children. She has received a junior high education. Salamatu prepares tuo zaafi (often called TZ) at Abura for sale. Tuo zaafi is a local dish common with the people in the Northern Region of Ghana. It is either prepared from corn flour, sorghum flour or millet flour and accompanied with okro soup and groundnut soup with any kind of meat or fish of your choice. She has been doing this for six years. Her husband is a mason. Salamatu uses her income to help her husband take care of her family. Salamatu will use the loan to purchase more ingredients to prepare tuo zaafi to sell. With the new profits from her extended business, Salamatu plans to save to further her children’s education.


Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: May 27, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Christian Rural Aid Network (CRAN)

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: May 27, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Christian Rural Aid Network (CRAN)