Joseph Yaw Konnor


Nsawam Area, Ghana

Joseph Yaw Konnor (pictured, center) is a farmer in Ejumapa, Ghana, and a member of the Adwumapa (“good works”) savings group.

“I’m happy I joined the Ejumapa VSLA because without it, it would be difficult for me to pay my children’s school fees,” says Joseph.

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Savings Groups
Nsawam Area, Ghana

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Savings Group Success

When we introduced you to Joseph Yaw Konnor, he had joined a savings group and his primary goal was to save enough money to send his son, Newman, to school in Ghana. We're excited to share what has happened since we first met Joseph. See how participating in a savings group has been life changing for Joseph and Newman...

Community forms new savings group

What do you do when your children want to go to school, but you won’t have the money to pay for the required fees until next month when your crop matures? That’s the kind of quandary Joseph and his fellow neighbors in Ejumapa, Ghana, faced. See how the community has taken control of their own futures...

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