Loan to buy electric sewing machine to make nose masks

Charity Acquah

Ghana, Ghana

Loan disbursed

$0 to go

100% lent of $113 goal


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Charity Acquah


Ghana, Ghana

On-time repayments

2 weekly installments  •  100%

About Me

Hello my name is Charity Acquah am from Amonda which is a small village located in the Central Region of Ghana, Am 23 years of age i have 4 siblings am the only female in the family i leave in the village with my mother and the siblings am the eldest. My father died earlier in 2010 he was a great farmer who plant cassavas and plantain in our village to sell to market women due to the death of my father i was unable to further my education to the high school level .
My mother is jobless so she find it very hard to help us further more but she always try much as possible to take care of us but she is old now to work in the farm, i needed to find myself a job that will help me to take care of myself and the family as well, due to hard leaving i got pregnant with a taxi driver which the baby is now 7 years of age now and the father of the child is also not taking much care about me and the kid so i decided to work on my own.

My Business

Am into dress making now which am an apprentice because i need to learn and acquire more skills to help me to became a proper dressmaker in my locality which am here to write to Zidisha for help to achieve such dream, its gonna take me 3years to graduate its involve money to graduate which i will need sewing machine to help me more to do practical will need a fabrics too due to the hard work and experience am able to to learn a bit.
Am able to sew cloth for children and i hope by the end of this year i would be able to sew both male and female dresses so i will be happy if Zidisha can help me to get machine for sewing .

Loan Proposal

Hello thank you very much i will use the loan to buy new Electric Sewing machine to help me work very neat and fast this electric sewing machine is very good its help to enhance the beauty of the work and also work very fast as well this will help me to get more customers and help my business to grow very very fast .
I thank everyone for their support.

Income Source

Due to the nose mask i have been sewing this time i sometime get more profit when i purchase like 70-100 mask i have been able to save more profit to help me grown this business .
Thank you .






Loan Info

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Feb 19, 2021

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

1 week

Cost of loan

Service fee: 5% of $113.83 = $5.63

Credit risk payment: $14.78

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