A loan of $625 helped a member to buy a satellite dish, petroleum products for his power generator and more video discs.


A-Z Group's story

Baccus T. is the leader of the group of five borrowers called A-Z. He is 25 years old, single and has a 4 year old child. He also cares for two brothers. He is a high school graduate. Baccus is running a mini cinema business at EDD field in the New Georgia community, Monrovia, Liberia. He has been doing this business for four years. He started with 10,000 Liberia dollars as a working capital that he had saved from working .
He approaches his customers in a nice manner and has got a lot of new movies to attract them.

Baccus plans to use his 9,000 Liberian dollar portion of this 44,000.00 Liberian dollar group loan to buy a satellite dish, petroleum products for his power generator and more video discs. His goal is to build a new cinema and to import new video discs to improve his business, to educate his child and to build a house for his family.

In the photo that accompanies this profile, Baccus 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: Baccus, Gabbrie, Sarah, Louis, Oretha



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