A loan of $550 helped a member buy a bale of used clothes.


Work For Yourself Group's story

Pictured above are members of the 'Work For Yourself' group from Magburaka, a town in northern Sierra Leone. They are small-scale businessmen who have applied for a loan of SLL 1,000,000 for each person. With the help of this loan, these small-scale entrepreneurs will be able to expand their businesses. Consequently, they can make more sales and improve their living standards.

The leader of this group is 45-year-old Henry B. T.. Henry, who was born in Masugbi village, is married to a businesswoman and they have 5 children. Henry makes a living through the selling of used clothes. He has been selling used clothes for 15 years now. With his share of this loan, Henry will travel to Freetown and buy a bale of used clothes. A bale will cost him SLL 950,000.

In this group: Henry B., Abdulai



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