A loan of $525 helped a member buy working materials – nails, timber, polish, etc. to make pieces of furniture to sell.


Young Carpenters Group's story

Mansah Sayo T. is the leader of this group. The 45-year-old Mansah was born in a place called Samaya; he is married to a businesswoman and they have 4 children – 1 in secondary school and 3 in primary school. For 5 years now, Mansah has been a carpenter – he makes beds, chairs, benches, tables and several other sorts of furniture. With his share of this loan, he will buy working materials – nails, timber, polish, etc. to make pieces of furniture to sell.

(On the right in the photo is Loan Officer Abdul Karim Conteh handing over the loan during disbursement.)

In this group: Mansah Sayo, Betty, Bai , Mohamed
*not pictured



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