A loan of $650 helped a member to buy cooking materials like rice, palm-oil, Margi, onions, etc., wholesale.

Malaneh Group's story

Pictured here are members of the “Malaneh” group. They are small-scale-business women based in Makeni city, in northern Sierra Leone. They are seeking a loan of SLL 500,000 each to enable them to further expand their businesses. Consequently, they will make more profits and improve their living conditions.

Kadiatu B. (who is pictured on the left) is the leader of this group. She is forty years of age. She was born in Makeni, is married to a tailor, and they have two children. One of her children is a grownup and the other is not yet of school-going age.

For two years now, Kadiatu has been selling cooked rice, fish, meat and vegetables. With the help of this loan, she will be able to expand her business. She will use the loan to buy cooking materials like rice, palm-oil (the most popular cooking oil), Margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), onions, etc., wholesale.

In this group: Kadiatu, Adama, Ya Sama, Mabinty, Kadiatu

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