Second-hand clothing sales

Ruth Abukari

Kogni, Ghana

100% repaid



Ruth Abukari

Member since

January 2017

On-time repayments

112 installments  •  92%

About Me

I am a graduate of Tamale polytechnic, I pursued HND marketing.
I am sociable and open- hearted person who attaches seriousness to anything I do.
Married with two children, I am versatile and committed to meeting deadlines when it comes to business issues. I am an entrepreneur with the vision of growing my business. The business has help me to serve my community and they need not go to town to purchase clothing.

My Business

I started the business in November 2016 after applying round for job and could not get one.
After completing my National service in 2014 and not getting any already made job anywhere I decide to set up my own small business. So I started selling second hand clothing popularly known as “fosse” in Ghana and I sell ladies wigs and mesh popularly known by that name by ladies. I also sell detergents for home cleaning and disinfectants. But with the “fosse” I am into both adult and children’s clothing but with insufficient capital. I am located in a village called Kogni –Mile 9 near the Tamale international airport.

Loan Proposal

I want to thank zidisha and lender's for the support they have given to my business. The earlier loan benefited me so much that I was to make some profit. This time round I want to purchase additional stop and to introduce a new product due to the demand in this Christmas a period. I will purchase men's wear $300, women's dresses $350 and children's wear $200.






Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Dec 14, 2017

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

18 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $7.22



Arlington, MA, United States



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