Fannie is married to a secondary school teacher and has 3 dependents. She sells used clothing and food items in Makeni. Fannie has 10 years of experience in business and was initially financed by her husband.
Fannie needs a loan in the amount of 3,000,000 SLL to purchase more used clothing and food items. She hopes to use the proceeds of the loan to educate her children to University level and support her husband who is finishing building a house for the family.
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