A loan of $2,500 helped a member to buy more fruits, vegetables, provisions, meat and fish.

Juman Group's story

Juman Group is made up of 9 members who are all women and sell the following commodities: provisions, beans, chicken, plastic products, fruits, vegetables, fish, underwear and detergents. They have been together as a group since 2009. Five members are on their fifth loan; two members are on their fourth loan; one person is on her second loan; and one person is on her first loan. They meet every Thursday to discuss business and pay loans. This group is in the eastern part of the town.

Charllote is a 43-year-old trader married to a 49-year-old driver, and they have a 19-year-old girl. She operates a small cold store and a provision shop where she sells fruits, vegetables, chicken, meat, fish, rice, sugar and sardines. She paid back her previous loan amount of 700 Ghana cedis successfully, and now she needs 900 Ghana cedis to stock her shop by buying more provisions, meat and fish. This is her fifth loan cycle with ID-Ghana, and she is very loyal to the microfinance institution. She has been reinvesting her profit that she makes from sales.

They need a total amount of 4,800 Ghana cedis to be able to buy more commodities.

In this group: Charllote, Rebecca, Eunice, Rose, Fati, Grace, Diana, Fuastina, Elizabeth

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