A loan of $1,225 helped a member to buy more timber.

Johnson Street Business Group's story

Augustine S. is the leader of a group of five borrowers called Johnson Street Business. He is 56 years old, married and has seven children who range in age from 8 to 35 years old. He was only able to attend school through 12th grade due to financial difficulty.

For 6 years, he has been selling timber on Johnson Street in Monrovia, Liberia. He plans to use his portion (20,000 Liberian Dollars) of this 86,000 Liberian Dollars group loan to buy more timber.

He describes himself as a devoted family man. His dream is to grow his business and continue to educate his children.

Augustine is holding the sign in the photo that accompanies this profile. Benjamin is inset at the lower right of the photo as he was absent during the loan disbursal.

In this group: Augustine, Musu, Wuyah, Joseph, Benjamin

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