A loan of $3,900 helped a member to buy four cartons of smoked fish so that she can sell to customers.


Ekomefeemo Group's story

The seven members of the "Ekomefeemo" Group are all women, with an average age around 40-years-old, and with an average of three children. All of them live in extended families in the Teshie district, one of the traditional areas in the town of Teshie-Accra.

This will be the seventh loan cycle for the women from field partner ID-Ghana. The group will use their loan to to buy fish, provisions, clothing, curtains, bed sheets and cosmetics and to enable them to satisfy the needs of their customers.

Mary sells smoked fish, she is standing second from the left and has a sample of the smoked fish placed in the photo. She will use her loan amount of GHS 3000 to buy four cartons of smoked fish so that she can sell to customers. She will resell her products on a retail, cash basis to her customers, who are mostly women. Mary sells her products from home.

Mary expects to earn a monthly average of GHS 250. She will use her earnings to repay her loan with interest and to save for the future.
They need a total amount of GHS 9100 to improve their businesses.

In this group: Mary, Selina, Ruby, Belinda , Juliana , Lydia , Beatrice



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