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Total loan: $1,625
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Mary's Group

Ghana
Teshie, Accra, Ghana / Fruits & Vegetables

A loan of $1,625 helped a member to purchase watermelons, pineapples, bananas, and oranges, so that she can sell it to customers.


Mary's Group's story

The six members of this group are both single and married women and a man, who average 36 years of age and two children each. They all live in the same neighborhood in Teshie in the Republic of Ghana.

They all are in their second loan with ID-Ghana, and they repaid their first loan without trouble. They sell fruits, vegetables, provisions, cosmetics, and mobile phone credit cards.

Mary is a fruit seller, and she has been doing this work for three years. She is standing third from the left in the photo. With her loan amount of GHS 600, she intends to purchase watermelons, pineapples, bananas and oranges, so that she can sell it to customers. She plans on making a profit of GHS 200 from this loan. This profit will enable her to repay her loan, and also to help her husband on their housing project. Together, the group is taking a total amount of GHS 3,500 which will be used to purchase various items to boost their businesses.

In this group: Georgina , Mary , Regina , Reginald , Sarah, Ruth
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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: September 19, 2013

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: September 19, 2013