She was motivated to become a member of GHAPE by her friends and relatives who have been GHAPE members since 2003. Numfor has successfully borrowed and repaid loans six times. The profit from this loan helps her pay for her children's school fees and provide some basic food for the family.
She plans to buy piglets, pig feed and medicine for retail. She knows her business is going to succeed because she has acquired some basic training in finance management and how to choose a good business from GHAPE.
She plans to use the profit from this loan to pay tuition fees for her children.
About Grounded and Holistic Approach to People's Empowerment (GHAPE)
This loan is administered by Grounded and Holistic Approach to People's Empowerment (GHAPE), a non-profit non-government organization based in Bamenda, Cameroon. GHAPE takes a multi-faceted approach in working towards the empowerment of the poor and poverty alleviation. Every client is trained in business management, basic health, life skills, financial management, profits and losses, and family values. Clients are also required to contribute a small amount into a personal savings account; most clients save much more than the minimum requirement. GHAPE instills a sense of family and community among its clients and staff and has developed a strong bond of trust between the organization and its clients.
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