A loan of $3,150 helped a member to purchase pharmaceutical drugs and medicines in bulk.

Sika Man Trust Bank Group's story

Emmanuel is a 44-year-old, married, and the father of two children. His children are six and eight years old. He works hard to provide for his family. His wife is a seamstress and their common dream is to be able to support all their children through quality education to enrich their future lives.

Emmanuel has been operating a pharmaceutical shop for ten years now to help sustain his family. He sells various medicines ranging from antibiotics to pain killers, blood tonic, etc. to people in his community, usually as first aid to treat common ailments such headache, malaria, fever, etc. He plans to invest the loan to purchase assorted pharmaceutical drugs and medicines to meet demand. He also dreams of opening a branch of his shop in another community to serve the people there.

Emmanuel is currently the leader of a trust bank group called “Sika Man” (translated as "Money Man", made up of twelve members. The other members are engaged in trades such as bread-baking, sale of 'kenkey' (a traditional dish made of maize dough), foodstuffs, soap manufacturing, etc. The group believes in respect for one another, commitment, hard work and punctuality.

In this group: Akua, Hagar, Susana, Matilda, Yaa, Millicent, Cecilia, Adwoa, Emmanuel, Grace, Sam

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