A loan of $625 helped a member to purchase more new goods to improve his business.

Dekagar Group's story

Stephen B. J. is the leader of a 5-member loan group called "Dekagar." He is married and has 3 children, ages 4 - 13 years old. His children's educational levels range from Kindergarten to 9th grade. Stephen is a high school graduate, but could not continue to university due to lack of financial support. Stephen and his family live and work in the Duta community of Gbarnga, the capital of Bong County, Liberia.

Stephen sells medical drugs. He buys drugs wholesale and sells retail to residents of his community. Stephen has been running this business for 3 years, and hopes to improve business so that he can open a pharmacy. Stephen's most significant challenge is the irregular payments he receives from customers who owe him money.

Stephen needs this loan to purchase more new goods to improve his business. He dreams of giving his children a better education.

In this group: Stephen B., Nancy, Jonas, Musu, Ruth
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