A loan of $3,125 helped a member to purchase maize in bulk.


Dwaaho Ladies Trust Bank Group's story

Mary describes herself as a hard-working woman. She is 54 years old and she is the leader of the “Dwaaho” Ladies borrowing group. Dwaaho is the name of their community. Mary is a petty trader who has been selling foodstuffs for the past 8 years. She is excited to be taking the loan, which she plans to invest in the purchase of bags of maize. She dreams of being able to travel outside her town to procure maize in bulk to serve her customers. She is married to a mechanic and together they have three children, ages 15, 22 and 26 years. Mary hopes to mobilize more savings to support her children to attain quality education.

The other members of her group are traders who sell foodstuffs, etc. Mary believes she was chosen as leader because of her good organizing ability. As the leader of the group, she ensures regular meeting attendance and repayment of loan installments.

In this group: Owusu, Amina, Evelyn, Monica, Philomina, Mary, Vida, Grace, Alimatu


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