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Business: Ice Water Vending
Akua Frimpong has a family to feed. With her husband's untimely death, Akua needed to take of their four children. To provide food, clothing, shelter, and schooling, Akua realized she could earn enough by selling ice-water in certain areas of Kumasi. After successfully completing an initial round of financing, Akua was able to transition to selling other goods.
Shemedwa, the small loans that we provide to women like Akua go a long way and help her along with her children…
Learn more about Akua, A Microcredit Client of Sun Shade
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Sun Shade Financial Snapshot
|As of Third Quarter||2013|
|# of communities served||15|
|Estimated people supported||6,900|
|First cycle loan size||GH₵ 300|
|Funds Committed||GH₵ 479,100|
|Loan Portfolio Outstanding||GH₵ 118,492|
Andrews Comes to Visit The Sun Shade Staff
International liaison Andrews Nyantakyi comes visits the Kumasi office and helps conduct the seminar on domestic violence. The program Silent Tears No More received a great response.
Sep. 5, 2013
Sun Shade Partners with Sisters4Sisters
Working with Sisters4Sisters to educate issues concerning Domestic Violence
Aug. 22, 2013
Team Member Spotlight
Sam joined the Sun Shade Foundation in order to make a difference in West Africa. Well-traveled in West Africa, Sam worked primarily on the Foundation's operations. The skills he acquired at UBS in Switzerland helped the Foundation in its early stages. Sam continues to be connected to foundation while attending Oxford's Said School of Business.