A loan of $1,775 helped a member to buy and sell three big bags of charcoal.


Biakoye Group's story

These ladies are part of the group called Biakoye and they are composed of six members for this loan. All the members of the group are women. Four are married with three children on the average under their care. They are natives of Teshie-Accra which is part of the coastal part of the country. They are all hard-working and responsible individuals. Today they strive from day-to-day to provide their children a better future.

The featured borrower is Margaret who was born in 1983. She is married with three children. She has been selling charcoal for 9 years. She works 12 hours per day offering her product from her house. The objective of the loan is to provide her working capital for buying and selling three big bags of charcoal so in the near future she can generate more income. This group is grateful for the support that the lenders of Kiva offer so that their small businesses will grow.

In this group: Faustina, Margaret, Hannah, Rebecca, Gladys, Leticia
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