A loan of $625 helped a member to buy more rice, palm-oil, pepper, onions, etc., wholesale.

Sorry For We Group's story

Meet with members of the “Sorry For We” group from the city of Makeni in northern Sierra Leone. They are seeking a loan of SLL 800,000 each in order to expand their businesses. In this way they can make more sales and better profits, consequently improving on their standard of living.

The leader of this group is Marie C.. Born in Makeni, the thirty-one-year-old is married and has three children – two in primary school and the other not of school-going age.

For five years now, Marie has been selling rice, palm-oil (the most popular cooking oil), fish, onions, Margi (used to give sauces a sweet taste), etc. With her share of this loan, she will expand her business by buying more rice, palm-oil, pepper, onions, etc., wholesale to add to her business.

In this group: Marie, Adamsay, Ann Marie

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