Selling vegetables from my village in the city

Trudy Ofori Mensah

Ho Agortime, Kpetoe, Ghana

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Trudy Ofori Mensah

Location

On-time repayments

40 weekly installments  •  78%

About Me

I have 6 children and 18 grandchildren. I am a widow. I lost my husband when I was pregnant with our last born. I was traumatized at that point of my life. My children are grownups and all of them have completed university and are happily married. I naturally love children so I'm happy my grand children lives with me. They make me proud and give me joy. The children in the neighborhood also come around and play with my grandchildren and I love it so much.

My Business

I sell grocery in the market. I sell cabbage , lettuce , onions carrots , pepper and all kinds of vegetables. I buy from farmers in my village and bring it to town to sell. It is very cheap in the village and expensive in the city. I make more profit. It helps those in the city who cannot go to the village and buy from there because of their busy schedules. My services serves as their facilitator . I am happy to facilitates their movement. This services to them , my customers greatly increases my profit margin. I use the profit I make for reinvestment into the business, saving and towards a better welfare of my grandchildren.

Loan Proposal

This loan will help me get more vegetables from my village. cover expenses of transportation and make it accessible to my customers in the city. This will help my customers not to travel a great distance in to buy vegetables for their consumption. I will make more profit whiles giving them satiable and convenient services.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$252.69

Date disbursed

Apr 27, 2016

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

45 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $12.89

Upon joining Zidisha, Trudy Ofori paid a lifetime membership fee of $7.77.

Trudy Ofori opted to pay $73.00 into the Zidisha Members Loan Fund in return for a higher starting credit limit.

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