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Total loan: $475
Kabala, Northern Province, Sierra Leone / Food
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Blessings Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!
A loan helped to buy palm-oil, rice, groundnuts, millets, etc., at wholesale to add to her business.
Blessings Group's story
Mama S. is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Mama was born in Kabala, a town in northern Sierra Leone. She is married to a businessman and the couple has five children – two in primary school and three in college. Mama sells bananas, palm-oil (the country’s favorite cooking oil), rice, groundnuts, millets, etc. She has been a businesswoman for 15 years. With the help of this loan, Mama and her group members will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve on their living conditions. Mama will use her share of the loan (SLL 500,000) to buy the above mentioned items at wholesale to add to her business.