A loan of $1,125 helped a member to buy underwear to sell.

Catherin Group's story

The Catherin Group is a group of five entrepreneurs led by Catherin S.. Catherin is 33 years old. She dropped out of school in seventh grade due to poverty. She is married and has three children. She also cares for a sibling, Her children range in age from 8 to 18 years old and their educational levels are 1st through 8th grade. She lives in a commercial community called Waterside that is south of downtown Monrovia, Liberia.

Catherin sells underwear. She buys wholesale and sells retail to customers of Waterside Market. She started her business 16 years ago with a very small stock, but her store has improved bit by bit. Catherin believes that talking nicely to customers makes them want to come back and buy from you; that’s her secret for maintaining customers.

Catherin needs this loan to purchase more underwear at wholesale prices so she can earn more profit to meet her family's needs, especially educating her children. Her goal is to expand her business to a very high level. She dreams that she and her family can become successful.

In this group: Catherin, Yawah, Rita, Bandu, Jestina

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