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My name is Christian Golo, I am 47 years married with a child. I grow up in a community called Dambai in the Volta region now Oti region in the republic of Ghana.
Currently, I’m a community worker and an entrepreneur, with special interest in community based development, transformation, eradication of diseases associated with poor sanitation etc.
While I was in basic school, I assisted my parent in their chosen field of career to enable them raise enough money to cater for the family. I worked hard in any work assign me by my parent with integrity and faithful and this has been my attitude and behavior till today.
Having successfully completed my basic school with excellent grades, I had admission into Ghana Secondary School in Koforidua where I studied Economics, Geography and History as an elective subjects and compulsory subjects as English, Mathematics, Science and Like skills. Having excelled in secondary school, I gained admission into Koforidua polytechnic to study Marketing. I completed in 2001 and did a compulsory national service with Ghana Education service in 2002 and in 2006 gained admission to University of Cape Coast and successfully completed in the year 2009 with Bachelor's degree in Management Studies.
Currently, I am working with opportunity International full time and also doing a part-time as a community worker with specially interest in transforming individuals and communities by providing training, empowerment of youth and women with particularly interest providing clean water, good sanitation, poverty eradication, disease prevention so as these communities and individuals in these communities can have a transform lives, better their children’s futures and their communities as well
I intend to buy toiletries, diapers, pad etc in large quantities for sale in my shop and also supply to nearby towns and villages. With the current demand of the products, I can increase the staff strength to about six before the end of the year. This can help reduce unemployment in my community. Those employed are paid monthly salary and are also able to provide food, education etc to their family.
It my vision to expand my personal business in a large scale within the next two years, by adding different item line to the products I sale and supply.
Currently, I supply, toiletries to 15 communities averagely with about 1200 pieces of toilet rolls per week.
Below are the itemizes stocks are would use the loan to purchase for sale
1. 60 packs of toilet rolls (600 pieces) at $ 720
2. Baby’s diapers at $ 200
3. Sanitary pads at $ 150
4. Varieties of soaps at $ 130
5. Detergents and hands sanitizes at $ 60
In all a totally of $ 1,260 to purchase enough products for sale, with a staff capacity of four. With this purchases and sales per a week, I can make a profit of about $ 230 per week and in a month we can make a profit of about $ 920. Out of this I can pay the four staffs and also pay my dependents school fees and pay other bills.
Jun 19, 2021: A visit to my project site
Jul 10, 2017
Cost to entrepreneur
Service fee: $29.63