A loan of $250 helped a member to purchase more belts.


Allah Malayah Group's story

Allah Malayah is a group of five borrowers led by Saah J.. He is 36 years old, single and has no children. Saah could not continue his education past 8th grade due poverty.

For seven years, Saah has been selling belts on Randall Street in downtown Monrovia, Liberia. He buys a wide variety of belts, which is appealing to his customers. He would eventually like to move his business into a shop. Saah will use this loan to purchase more belts.

In the photo that accompanies this profile, Saah is the one holding the sign.

About LEAP: The Local Enterprise Assistance Program (LEAP) is Liberia's largest and oldest continuously operating microfinance institution, with 13 branches across the country. Founded in 1994, the non-profit organization has survived periods of civil war and severe socio-economic hardship. LEAP seeks to help rebuild post-conflict Liberia through its group and individual loans to micro- and small-scale entrepreneurs, and puts emphasis on lending to women.

In this group: Saah, Tamba, Watta, Kumba, Yawa
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