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Total loan: $1,025
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Christ In Me Group

Sierra Leone
Makeni, Sierra Leone / Food Market

A loan of $1,025 helped a member buy rice, palm oil, Maggi, salt, etc.


Christ In Me Group's story

Pictured here are members of the “Christ In Me” group. They are small-scale businesspeople based in Makeni city, in Northern Sierra Leone. They are seeking a loan of SLL 800,000 for each to enable them to further expand their businesses. Consequently, they will make more profit and improve their standard of living.

The leader of this group is Ramatu B.. Ramatu is age twenty-eight; she was born in Makeni and is single with two children who are attending primary school.

For six years now, Ramatu has been selling market food – rice, palm oil (the most popular cooking oil), Maggi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, etc. With this loan, she will expand her business by buying the above-mentioned items wholesale to add to her current stock.

In this group: Ramatu, Abu, Kadiatu, Memunatu, Zainab
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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: July 23, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: July 23, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International