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A loan of $375 helped a member to purchase more charcoal and rice.


God's Blessing Group's story

Oretha D. the leader of a five-member loan group called "God’s Blessings." She is 37 years old and married. She has six children, ages 4 months to 21 years old. Their educational levels range from kindergarten to 9th grade. Oretha also cares for three in-laws. She is an illiterate due to poverty.

Oretha and her family lives and work in the dry rice market community in Barnesville, which is north of Monrovia, the capital of Liberia. The market sells only ingredients for a local dish called dry rice.

Oretha sells charcoal and raw rice. She buys the charcoal and rice wholesale and sells it retails from a table to the residents of the Barnesville dry rice market community near Monrovia, Liberia. She has been running this business for 22 years and hopes to improve her shop.

To encourage customers to continue patronizing her business, Oretha sells clean and high-quality rice at an affordable price. She started her business with LD$150.00 of her savings from selling peanuts and seasoning materials. She needs this loan to purchase more charcoal and rice to improve her business. Oretha dreams of giving her children a better education and building a house for them in the future.

In this group: Oretha, Nora, Mary, Miatta, Beatrice



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