A loan of $4,400 helped a member to invest in buying palm oil, kennel oil, cassava, plantains and yams to sell to her customers.


Greda Trader's One Group's story

Note: The photo shows all 14 members of Greda Trader's Group. This loan is for a subgroup of eight of the 14 members.

Grada Trader’s One Group is made up of eight members who are located in Greda Estate in Teshie. This is their second loan from Kiva, and they are counting on Kiva's usual support for GHS 8,800, so that they can expand their businesses.

Yaa is the leader of Greda Trader’s One and Two. She is 65 years old, married to a 68-year-old pensioner who helps her in selling foodstuffs. They have two adult children. Yaa is excited to be taking out her fourth loan from Kiva partner ID-Ghana, after having successfully repaid her previous loans and grown her business. She plans to use this loan of GHS 1,200 to invest in buying palm oil, kennel oil, cassava, plantains and yams. She will reinvest the profits in her business. She started about 20 years ago and has decided to expand her business quickly, since she is helped by her husband. For her future, she is dreaming of improving her business and selling different products. She thanks you all for Kiva’s support.

In this group: Yaa, Naomi, Esther, Awo, Felicia, Jesephine, Famous, Afi



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