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Total loan: $575
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John

Ghana
Accra, Ghana / Tailoring

A loan of $575 helped young and energetic John needs the loan to buy thimbles, threads, slippers, linen and an electric sewing machine for efficiency.


John's story

He is a creative, innovative, dynamic fashion designer and time bound when it comes to work. John K. is his name, and he is 39 years old. He is married and the father of two kids. Currently, the kids are in school.

He has been sewing for nineteen years and not just sewing, but he also attached professionalism to his work. He is a specialist in male and female wears. His skills and designs are of a class. He sews various kinds of styles that give his customers new looks, like kaba and slit, wedding dresses, funeral clothes, men’s designer shirts, and any African style of dress you can think of. He also sells men’s slippers which gives him extra income to support his family.

He wants to use the loan to buy increased supplies of sewing materials like linen, threads, thimbles, etc. to increase his output and efficiency as well as his slippers. John hopes to increase his savings to provide his children with a quality education.

He is a member of the community group called “Vibrant”. In this group, members guarantee one another as social collateral to access loan and provide support to one another to repay the loan.


Loan details

Loan length:

9 months
Disbursed date: December 17, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: Sinapi Aba Trust (SAT)

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Loan details

Loan length:

9 months
Disbursed date: December 17, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: Sinapi Aba Trust (SAT)