Total loan: $1,125

Peaceful Group

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Freetown East, Western Area, Sierra Leone / Food

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A loan helped to buy more bags of rice, peppers, onions, palm oil, and salt.

Peaceful Group's story

Mariatu is a 52-year-old businesswoman. She is a member of “Peaceful” solidarity group. “Peaceful” solidarity group has four members, one man and three women. Mariatu sells rice, peppers, onions, and palm oil to many households who depend on her charcoal as a source of energy for cooking. She has been in this business for the past eight years. She opens her business six days in a week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mariatu established her business to help support her children in school. She pays school fees, buys learning materials and provides food from the profits she gets from her business. See Mariatu in the left of the picture. Mariatu and her group members needs a loan totaling 4,500,000 SLL of which she is entitled to 1,000,000 SLL, which she will use to buy more bags of rice, peppers, onions, palm oil and salt for her business. She hopes that this loan will help her generate more profits to support her family. She is married and has six children with the ages of 20, 19, 18, 17 and 15 years. In the future, Mariatu plans to save more money to provide for her children’s university education. She believes educating her children to university level will better the lives of her family. She also plans to build a house for her family. Mariatu and the rest of the group members thank you for your support.