A loan of $650 helped a member to pay for more palm oil, onions, salt, pepper, and Maggi.


Unity Sefadu Group's story

These are members of the Unity Sefadu group. They are small-scale business people in the eastern town of Kono. With the help of this loan, these entrepreneurs will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales, and gain better profit.

Rugiatu is the leader of this group. She was born in Bombali chiefdom. She is 32 years of age and married to a business man. They have four children, three in primary school and one in secondary school.

Rugiatu sells palm oil, onions, salt, pepper, and Maggi and has been doing this business for ten years now. With the help of this loan, she will buy more palm oil, onions, salt, pepper, and Maggi in large quantity to add to her current inventory.

Also in this photograph Alpha, the loan officer, stands on the right-hand side of this photograph.

In this group: Rugiatu, Jariatu, Mariatu, Hawa, Jeneba


This loan is special because:

It helps entrepreneurs in rural areas of Sierra Leone negatively impacted by Ebola.



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams




Loan details