Kwabna Foster Ohene
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My name is Ohene Kwabena Foster and I come from Sunyani but i live at Feyiasi District of the Ashanti Region. We are five and I am the eldest. Just like any other village in Ghana, it is extremely hard to push yourself up through the unfavorable conditions and poverty in those areas but i was fortunate to make a headway. Three children for my parents was hard especially when we were growing up; three square meal a day and the money they made was not enough for the betterment of our lives. The only option left was for me to locate one of my aunties at Feyiasi. I left my parents at the age of fifteen (15) when i completed
my BECE exam to live with my auntie at Feyiasi, in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Auntie Pomaa thought me a lot about life and good planning; how to
read books and how important education is. I can say that, today, it has really helped me a lot in overcoming many obstacles that some of my colleagues
do face. I am a very trustworthy person and i never comprise on trust in all my doings. I like to hang out with friends during leisure time or play video games
at times. The food i like best is fufu with palm-nut soup. My favorite sports is football/soccer
After school, it has been very hard finding job despite the many job search and applications that i have written. Due to that, my auntie gave me a little amount to start a provision store .This is the only way i have taken to keep myself going day in and day out. The good news is that, people love to take drinks and especially energy drinks so i make money on daily basis. Energy drinks enable people to gain the required strength they need to start their daily activities. Others take these soft drinks as a way to refresh themselves and keep themselves cool from the sunny days.
I buy them mostly in bulk from Kejetia in Kumasi, one of the big marketing areas in Ghana where most of the big stores are situated and bring it to my shop at Feyiasi. It is a very lucrative business because it has served me alot and i make a living with that. However, i need financial support to enable me make more sales to enable me continue extend a helping hand to my siblings who have just started second cycle school and enable me continue school as well. Age is really catching up with my sibling as such they do not have the energy to work like before. I would be please if Zidisha would enable me make that happen.
I need a loan of about $151 dollars to stock up my provision store. I would purchase $50 worth of purified bottled water, $35 worth of energy drinks, $62 worth of bag of sugar and rice and $4 worth of polythene bags for wrapping up the items. I invest mostly in these products because they are purchased on daily basis and I make most of my income from them also. A good number of people in the Feyiase community depend on my provision store for their daily needs in terms of soft drinks, beverages and a lot more. I am therefore for counting on my dear lenders to help support my project and keep my dreams alive. Thank you
Oct 3, 2017
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