Fatmata B. I. is married to a driver and has 2 dependents. She sells materials for different types of sport in the central market of Makeni city. Fatmata has 25 years of experience in her sporting goods business, which was initially financed by her husband. Fatmata has a good loan repayment history. She needs a loan of 3,000,000 SLL to buy more items for her shop and hopes to use the proceeds of her loan to educate her children and to buy a piece of land.
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