A loan of $2,875 helped a member to buy more goods to sell to customers, including eggs, milo, milk, sugar and rice.


Paragogous Group's story

Nora, age 46, is a single mother, and she has five children, all in business on their own. She lives in the Accra metropolis.
Nora and the seven other group members have worked for several years in their various businesses in and around Teshie community. They sell basic products, such as provisions, soft drinks, eggs, wax prints, plastic products, fish, vegetables, cosmetics, yams, and kids’ dresses. They have now decided to form a group of eight in order to take out a loan. The group is called Paragogous Group. In the photo, Nora is standing second from the left.
Nora is applying for GHS 1300, Vida for GHS 1200, Christiana for GHS 600, Grace for GHS 800, Beatrice for GHS 750, Setina for GHS 300, Charwy for GHS 300 and Elizabeth for GHS 250, for a total of GHS 5,500. They are applying for the loans to buy more items to sell to their customers. This is their second loan with KIVA. Nora's goal for the future is to be able to improve her house.

In this group: Nora, Vida, Christiana, Grace, Beatrice, Setina, Elizabeth, Charway



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