A loan of $625 helped a member to buy bags of rice, gallons of palm-oil, fish, onions, pepper and plates.


Ka-Muyu Group's story

Pictured above are members of the “Ka-muyu” group. They are small-scale-business people based in Makeni, a city in northern Sierra Leone. They are seeking a loan of SLL 800,000 each to enable them to further expand their businesses. Consequently, they will make more profits and improve on their standard of living.

The leader of this group is Hawa K. who is age 43 and was born in Magburaka town in northern Sierra Leone. She is married with six children. Her husband is a businessman and two of her children are attending secondary school.

For twenty-two years now, Hawa has sold cooked rice, rice and palm-oil (the most popular cooking oil). She will use her share of the loan to buy bags of rice, gallons of palm-oil, fish, onions, pepper and plates.

In this group: Hawa, Fatmata, Abdul
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