A loan helped a member to pay for additional bags of charcoal to sell.


Earning Group's story

Ramatu a thirty-nine year’s old married woman, a mother of four children ages twenty-two, eighteen, fifteen and twelve. She is determined to provide for her personal needs and children welfare. She realizes that this would not be an easy task unless she has a good repository of savings. Thus, she started a bags of charcoal business of her own. This will act as an additional source of income and will help her save for her personal needs and children’s welfare.

Ramatu cannot continue doing 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 6,000,000 to purchase their materials for their respective businesses. Ramatu 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 income. They need a loans to expand their current businesses to meet the needs of their families. They are grateful to their lenders.

In this group: Ramatu, Adama, Haja Mabinty, Marie


This loan is special because:

It helps a borrower in Sierra Leone who have limited access to financial services.



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