SHI- Fund 70 Women's Micro-Credit Loans in Ghana

 
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SHI- Fund 70 Women's Micro-Credit Loans in Ghana

SHI- Fund 70 Women's Micro-Credit Loans in Ghana
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Kernel Oil Processing

Kernel Oil Processing
Without proper equipment, women breathe in fumes all day to ensure they make money to pay their expenses, including their children's school fees. (view small | med | large | orig)

Hand-Crafted and Happy

Hand-Crafted and Happy
Made by hand, the pots are constructed by the dozens every day and sold to local and regional shopkeepers. With micro loans, women have been able to diversify their pots and increase profit to invest into their cooperatives and their children's education. (view small | med | large | orig)

Sorted by Hand

Sorted by Hand
Without micro loans and proper equipment, women are forced to sort kernel seeds by hand- making for tiring and tedious work. (view small | med | large | orig)

Children enjoying some porridge

Children enjoying some porridge
Children are the main beneficiaries when the rural poor women earn a little more money for the family. (view small | med | large | orig)

Self-Help's impact

Self-Help's impact
... will be felt mostly by Ghana's next group of leaders. (view small | med | large | orig)

Group Gathering

Group Gathering
Our E.D. Merry meets with a group outside Kumasi, Ghana (view small | med | large | orig)

Women in Kwaso village process gari into cassava

Women in Kwaso village process gari into cassava
Working in the glaring heat over hot fires, women in Kwaso village process cassava, a root tuber, into gari for sale at the market. They seeks a loan to mechanize the process and work in shade. (view small | med | large | orig)

Women proudly display their savings accounts

Women proudly display their savings accounts
Women from Kwaso village proudly show off the bank ledgers demonstrating that they have active savings accounts. Microloans lead to increased profits and more secure financial future. (view small | med | large | orig)

Diana displays her products in March 2014

Diana displays her products in March 2014
Photo from Progress Report 'Micro loans unlock talents' (view small | med | large | orig)
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Project Leader

Nora Tobin

Executive Director
Waverly, IA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of SHI- Fund 70 Women's Micro-Credit Loans in Ghana