We take a look at the life of Esther Afua Ocloo,net worth and biography.She was Ghana's female entrerpreneur and the microlending pioneer.
The female African business pioneer who was chosen by Google to be honored in the April 18 doodle,a day which was to have been her 98th birthday had she been alive.She was known as “Auntie Ocloo” in her homeland of Ghana. She was born there in 1919 and by the 1930s she had started to build her food empire. It was the difficulties Ocloo had in acquiring start up cash that saw her become a trailblazer in the world of microlending. A practice that helps alleviate poverty and help people with no collateral get their business ideas up and running.Esther was afforded a state funeral in Ghana when she died of pneumonia in 2002. That should give you an idea of the esteem in which she was held in her homeland, and across the world.
Below is more on the amazing and inspirational woman.