A loan of $450 helped a member to buy more charcoal and oil.


Lela Group's story

Betty D., who is holding the sign, is the leader of a group of five borrowers called Lela. She is 46 years old, married, and has five children who range from 13 to 21 years old. She was able to attend school only through 12th grade. She cares for two siblings. All of her children attend school.

For a year, she has been selling charcoal and oil in the ELWA Community outside of Monrovia, Liberia. She describes herself as a God-fearing woman. She says customers get attracted to her business because she she sells good oil and charcoal.

She plans to use her 6,000 LRD portion of this 30,000 LRD group loan to buy more charcoal and oil.

Her goal is to grow her business, build a shop and to be able to help other members of her family.

In this group: Betty, Hannah, Florence, Rebecca, Mary



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