A loan of $825 helped a member to buy more soap-making materials such as oil, caustic soda, etc.


Soap Sellers Group's story

Pictured above are the members of the “Soap Sellers” group. They are small-scale-business women based in Makeni, a city in Northern Sierra Leone. They are seeking a loan of SLL 800,000 each to enable them to further expand their businesses. Consequently, they will make more profit and improve on their standard of living.

The leader of this group is Fatmata K.. She is age thirty-six and was born in Makeni. She is married with four children. Her husband is a businessman and her children are attending schools: one in primary school and three in secondary school.

For many years now, Fatmata has been selling soap. With her share of this loan, she will buy more soap-making materials (oil, caustic soda, etc.) in order to produce a larger quantity of soaps to add to her stock.

In this group: Fatmata, Ramatu, Marie, Mariama



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