A loan of $1,525 helped a member to buy more cassava, fish, tomatoes and plantains, which he will resell to his customers.


John's Group's story

John is a 61-year-old, married man and a member of John's Group. The group membership is six, including Evelyn, Rose, Dora, Badu, Agnes and John.

John sells foodstuffs (cassava, fish, tomatoes and plantains), his income source for about eight years, now. He joined this group in 2009 and, since 2010, ID-Ghana has supported him with loans. This is his third loan, and he needs Kiva’s support in the amount of 1,000 Ghanaian cedis (GHS). He will use the loan to help him increase his stock of foodstuffs. The profits from his business will go toward savings, food, and supporting his grandchildren's education.

In this group: John, Dora, Evelyn, Badu, Rose, Agnes
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