A loan of $625 helped a member to buy palm oil, Maggie, salt, onions, etc.


Ta-Ram Group's story

Pictured here are members of the “Ta-Ram” group. They are small-scale businesswomen based in Makeni city, in northern Sierra Leone. They are seeking a loan of SLL 800,000 for each to enable them to further expand their businesses. Consequently, they will make more profit and improve on their standard of living. The leader of this group is Masiray K.. Masiray is 35-year-old and she was born in Lunsar, a small town in northern Sierra Leone. She is married with two children. Her husband is a businessman and her children are attending primary schools. For ten years now, Masiray has been selling market food: palm oil (the most popular cooking oil), Maggie (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, onions, etc. With this loan, she will expand her business by buying the above-mentioned items at wholesale to add to her current stock.

In this group: Masiray, Mariatu, Mabinty
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