A loan of $2,275 helped a member to buy food items to sell.


Sawa Ya Kola Group's story

Hope, aged 29, is a married woman who has three children and a dependant who is an orphan. She is very hard-working and social. She sells foodstuffs like Irish potatoes and plantains which are delicacies for most people especially for the middle class in the city.

Hope operates her business in a busy market making high daily sales. With the profits, she is educating her children as well as the orphan in her care. In future, with increased income, Hope will begin another business to supplement the existing one. Her major challenges are stiff competition, limited capital and unfaithful debtors. Hope is the one kneeling on the left.

In this group: Hope, Jack, Robinah, Justine, John, Florence, Francis, Sam, Caroline, Jesca, Jane , Zahara


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