A loan of $850 helped a member to buy more fish, baking flour and firewood wholesale to add to her current stock.


Talapsu Group's story

Marie C. is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. She was born in Puntu, a village in northern Sierra Leone and she is 35 years of age. She is married to a teacher and they have five children. Three of her children are attending primary school and two are in secondary school.

For ten years now, Marie has been selling fish, baking flour, and firewood. With the help of this loan, members of this group will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve on their living conditions. Marie will use her share of the loan (SLL 800,000) to expand her business. She will buy more fish, baking flour and firewood wholesale to add to her current stock.

In this group: Marie, Kama, Dorah, Marie



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