A loan of $650 helped a member to buy more medical robs to improve his business.

United Brother Group's story

Henry S. is the leader of a group of five borrowers called United Brother. He is 26 years old, single and has a 3 years old child. He could not continue his education after high school.

For 5 years Henry has been selling medicated robs, lotion for rashes and other skin problems.He sells adjacent the Ministry Of Finance, in downtown Monrovia, Liberia. He sells goods that customers need which keeps them returning.

He started selling with 1,000 LRD as working capital, but now has 15,000 LRD as working capital.

Henry plans to use his portion of the group loan to buy more medical robs to improve his business. His goal is to grow his business to a better size.

In the photo that accompanies this profile, Henry 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: Henry, Abenego, Mbalama, Joseph, Henry

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