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Total loan: $4,300
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Neegba Group

Ghana
Teshie, Accra, Ghana / Manufacturing

A loan of $4,300 helped a member to procure raw gold from Obuasi so that he can use it for creating different designs of necklace, wrist band, earrings, etc. to supply to customers.


Neegba Group's story

This group is made up of very committed women and men, who have been developing [their businesses] since the creation of the group 'Neegba' in 6 June 2011. In addition to the income generating activities centered around small-scale commerce, they meet to support one another in social need, for example a funeral.

James (standing second from left) is the featured borrower of this group. He is a physically challenged goldsmith who manufactures gold enamel (necklace, wrist band, earrings, trophy, etc.). He is married and a father of four children, one boy and three girls. James and his group are requesting the second loan from Kiva and fourth loan cycle from ID-Ghana. His business is well-known in the area. He make these gold enamels and supplies to customers from the capital city of Ghana. He needs GHS 600 to procure raw gold from Obuasi so that he can use it for creating different designs of necklaces, wrist bands, earrings, etc. to supply to customers. In addition to increasing his savings in order to qualify for a larger loan, he also hopes to support his children in their schooling and expansion of work.

The group needs a total amount of GHS 9150 to be able to buy more eggs, provisions, second hand clothing, bags, vegetables, cooking oil etc.

In this group: Regina, Josephine, Ebenezer, Veronica, Diana, Margaret, James, Comfort, Joan, Felicia, Mary, Joyce, Mensah, Gloria, Susuana, Boga, Patience
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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: August 22, 2013

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: August 22, 2013