A loan of $1,425 helped a member to buy grade one second-hand clothing to sell to customers.

Universal Group's story

This is the "Universal" loan group and it consists of four women who are responsible mothers with six children, in total, in their care. They are originally from the coastal region of the country. They are characterized as hardworking and responsible, and have the will for personal achievement. They strive day after day to offer a better future to their children.

Members of the group sell plantains, diapers, fish and second-hand clothing. Bernice is the representative of the group and she has been selling second-hand clothing for eight years. She works at the main market from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The purpose of the loan is to invest in working capital and stock her business by buying grade one second-hand clothing to sell to customers. Bernice is standing on the right in the photograph, and she is married with two children.

In this group: Bernice, Eva, Doris, Borkor

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details