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Total loan: $825
Be Honest Group
Makeni, Northern Province, Sierra Leone / Food
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Be Honest Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!
A loan helped Buy fish, palm oil, Maggie, salt etc. at wholesale.
Be Honest Group's story
Pictured here are members of the “Be Honest” group. They are small-scale businesswomen based in Makeni city, in northern Sierra Leone. They are seeking a loan of SLL 800,000 for each to enable them to further expand their businesses. Consequently, they will make more profit and improve their standard of living. The leader of this group is Marie T.. Marie is 45 years old and she was born in Makeni. She is married with three children. Her husband is a professional worker and her children are attending both primary and secondary schools respectively. For many years now, Marie has been selling market food: fish, palm oil (the most popular cooking oil), Maggie (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, etc. With this loan, she will expand her business by buying the above-mentioned items at wholesale to add to her current stock.