A loan of $2,675 helped a member to buy milk, assorted soaps, tooth brushes and paste, and canned products to sell.


Arise And Shine Group's story

The group, which is called "Arise And Shine," is comprised of 6 women entrepreneurs who are seeking better opportunities in life. They live in the city of Accra, a beautiful place where trading is very popular and well established. The women sell groceries, second hand clothing, cutlery sets, food flasks, cooking oil and cooking utensils. This is their second loan with Kiva and the seventh loan cycle with ID-Ghana.

One of the members, Salomey, has been in the group for the past three years and has established a good friendship with all her neighbors and friends. She likes the fact that all the members of the group are united and much like a family.

Salomey, 37, is married and has three dependent children who are staying with them. She rents the house she lives in and her husband is a mechanic who works so hard to support her.

For 8 years, Salomey has been selling groceries, including milk, assorted soap, tooth brushes and paste, and canned products. She sells throughout the week by walking to her customers.

She plans to use the new loan to buy milk, assorted soaps, tooth brushes and paste, and canned products so that she can sell enough to take care of her children. Her goal is to stay healthy so she can keep working to take care of her children.

They need total loan amount of GHS 5550 to buy more stock for sale.

In this group: Augusta , Ophelia , Patience , Joana , Eunice , Salomey
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