Onipa group will buy herbal medicines for customer. Onipa Nua Group’s story Emmanuel is a member of Onipa Nua Group, where members guarantee each other to access credit and develop themselves. He is a hardworking married man living in the locality of Kasoa, and that is where he earns a living. He sells and dealsContinue reading “Onipa Nua Group in Ghana”
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Permits, licensing and the fun stuff
The girls went through the process of getting their food handlers permit in order to be able to operate their lemonade stand. King County has a great online program that made getting the permit easy and informative for the girls. For those of you that are wondering we did register the boat. Apparently, any handContinue reading “Permits, licensing and the fun stuff”
Loan to Djibanar Group in Senegal
I chose her because she seems like she really need’s it and she’s a sengal parent. These four women live in the same village and share a good relationship. They joined this group which was inaugurated in January 1997. They have benefited several times from loans that they paid back on time. They are engagedContinue reading “Loan to Djibanar Group in Senegal”
First Micro Loan
We sifted through micro loan requests on Kiva.org before deciding to make a loan to Daisy. Daisy lives in the Philippines and wants to open a store. We were drawn to her because she is selling stuff like we are and she has two kids. We thought it would be nice to help be ableContinue reading “First Micro Loan”
Opening Day – April 18th
What a day! We sold over 50 cups of Lemonade. We did a better job pricing the Lemonade because each cup costs $1.75 so we cannot charge $1 for a cup. We also learned we need to plan our proportions better so we have enough cups, lemons and sugar water so we do not runContinue reading “Opening Day – April 18th”
Lessons Learned We learned that we should have people pay more for the lemonade because we sold 7 lemonades for $1 each and they cost us $9. We got tips so we had $12 so at the end we ended up with $3. Next time sell for $2. Look for cheaper lemons.
Construction of the Lemonade Stand started with a float. We tested the boyancy and needed to add additional floatation. Painting was harder than we thought and some of the paint made it on the lemonade stand.
Quinn and Kate’s Lemonade
Quinn and Kate will record their journey to start their lemonade stand business here. They will share what the learn about building, painting market research, provide daily financials and share about how they choose to give back, invest and spend their money.