A loan helped a member to pay for additional clothing materials to sell.


Award Winning Group's story

Fatmata is a 45-year-old, married woman, and a mother of four children. She is determined to provide her children with a good education. She realizes that this would not be an easy task unless she has a good repository of savings. Thus, she owns a clothing business of her own. This will act as an additional source of income and will help her save for her personal needs and family welfare.

Fatmata cannot continue her business without funds. Hence, she seeks a loan. She is joined by three other members in seeking a loan, and together they need a loan a total of SLL 4,000,000 to purchase their materials for their respective businesses.

Fatmata is shown at the left of the picture. They have come together because they are all finding it hard to meet their household expenses with their current household incomes. They need a loan to expand their current businesses to meet the needs of their families. They are grateful to their lenders.

In this group: Fatmata, Kai, Kadiatu, Osman


This loan is special because:

It helps a borrower in Sierra Leone where Ebola has affected the economy.



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