A loan of $525 helped a member buy local produce like palm oil and clothes to expand her business.


Matal United Group's story

Amie L. is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs from the township of Magburaka, northern Sierra Leone. Amie L. sells locally produced items like palm oil (the most popular cooking oil), cassava roots, and ground-nuts/peanuts. She also sells clothes. She has been a businesswoman for 15 years now. 36-year-old Amie was born in Matal village; she is married to a worker at the Ministry of Agriculture and they have 7 children. With her share of this loan, she will expand her business by buying the above-mentioned items wholesale to add to her current stock.

In this group: Amie, Yeabu, Neneh , Isatu
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