A loan of $300 helped a member to buy more lappas, gents' and ladies' trousers, blouses, underwear, etc., to sell.


Cotton's Business Group's story

Tenneh J., who is holding the sign, is the leader of this group of five borrowers called “Cotton's Business”. Tenneh lives in Montserrado County and is served by the Monrovia North branch of this MFI. She is 45 years old, is married, and has two children who range from 18 to 24 years old. Tenneh was not able to attend school due to lack of financial support.

For twenty years, Tenneh has been selling lappas (traditional dress for women), gents’ and ladies’ trousers, blouses, underwear, etc. in Harbel Cotton Tree community, Margibi County, Liberia. She plans to use her 4,000 Liberian dollar portion of this 20,000 Liberian dollar group loan to buy more lappas, gents’ and ladies’ trousers, blouses, underwear, etc.

Tenneh describes herself as easy-going. Her dream is to expand her business and build a house.

In the photo that accompanies this profile, J. T. is inset at lower right because he was absent during disbursal.

In this group: Tenneh, Johnson, Teway, Kumba, Aduullah



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