A loan of $425 helped a member to buy more fish and oil.

In God We Trust Group's story

Tenneh G. is the leader of a group of five borrowers called In God We Trust. She is 30 years old, single, and has two children who are 5 and 7 years old. She was only able to attend school through high school.

For five years, Tenneh has been selling dry fish and palm oil in the Stephen Tolbert Estate on the Somalia drive in Paynesville. She sells good products and has a friendly manner which keeps customers returning.

She plans to use her 6,000 Liberian dollar portion of this group loan to buy more fish and oil. Her goal is to grow her business to a shop and to live a better life.

In the photo that accompanies this profile, Tenneh is holding a 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: Tenneh, Patience, Hawa, Augustine, Comfort

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