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Total loan: $750
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Janet's S. Group

Ghana
Teshie, Accra, Ghana / Fruits & Vegetables

A loan of $750 helped a member to supply vegetables, especially cabbage, carrots, lettuce, green peppers, and onions to vegetable sellers in Accra.


Janet's S. Group's story

Janet's S's group is located in Teshie Township. The group members are basically involved in the small-scale retail sale of vegetables (cabbage, carrot, lettuce, green pepper, onion), cassava, plantains, and braziers. They have an average age of 36 years and an average of two children. Janet S. is a 40-year-old married woman and a mother of three. Her main business is to supply vegetables (especially cabbage, carrots, lettuce, green peppers, and onions) to vegetable sellers in Accra. She buys the items from the central market and supplies them to customers in Accra. She has all three children going to school. She is standing in the middle of the photograph.

Janet is sometimes supported by her husband, who is a businessman. Her main clients are basically vegetable traders in Accra.

Janet is determined to use the loan request amount of 400 GHS from Kiva partner ID-Ghana to change her and her family's lives by investing it in her vegetable business. She is on the first loan cycle with ID-Ghana. The group need a total amount of 1,600 GHS so that they can increase stock and serve customers better.

In this group: Jenifer , Janet , Janet
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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: October 10, 2013

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: October 10, 2013