A loan of $1,125 helped a member to buy one carton of fish to sell to customers.


Patience's Group's story

The responsible Patience’s self-help squad is made up of three members. This group is part of Mandzano self-help, the mother group. The members of Patience's Self-Help squad are made up of two women and a man from the district of Teshie in Accra, Ghana.

One of them is Patience, who was selected as their leader. She is a 22-year-old woman living with her husband and two children. She sells fish products in the nearby market. The fish is used for preparation of a variety of foods and has good protein content. She sells different types of fish depending upon the demand of her customers. She has requested a loan to purchase more cartons of fish. She has a very good relationship with her customers because she completes their orders on time.

Patience is requesting a loan of GHS 800 to buy one carton of fish to sell to customers. Emmanuel sells fishing equipment and Mangue sells ceramic and glass products.

In this group: Patience, Mangue, Emmanuel
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