Akosua Sends Her Son toSchool
Akosua Pokua, a busy, 42-year-old mother of three boys andone girl, is very appreciative of Self-Help International’s micro credit loans.
Akosua and her family live in Nkawie, a small farming town inGhana. In 2009 Akousa used her first microcredit loan to purchase sheep tostart a small trading business. SHI reports her loan repayment record is soconsistent she has continued to take out SHI micro credit loans each yearsince.
Akosua’s eldest son has decided he wants to attend a TeacherTraining College, a school requiring a steep tuition. Proceeds from her smallbusiness enabled Akosua to build a 3-room home for her family. Now that extra money is needed for her son,she is able to rent out one of her rooms. Happily Akousa reports that rent fromthe room, combined with her savings, is enough to send her son to college. “Weare able to feed the family and send my son to school. I am very appreciative of Self-Help’ssupport.”
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