A loan helped to buy chicken, lamb, vegetables (cabbage, cucumber), sausage, new tents, foam plates, new containers, tomato sauce and fire wood.


Sopolemalama's story

Sopolemalama is a 31-year-old married woman with two children. She runs a business of cooking BBQ and selling them in her community to earn a living. She has three years of experience with this business.

She is a samoan citizen and lives in a rural area. Sopolemalama works very hard to please her customers and she is also well known in her community because of her delicious food and good customer service. She even sent members of her family to deliver her BBQ to every store and business in town.

Sopolemalama needs a loan to buy chicken, lamb, vegetables (cabbage, cucumber), sausage, new tents, foam plates, new containers, tomato sauce and fire wood, to help take her business to the next level. She plans to use her profit to build a small restaurant and help her children's education.


This loan is special because:

It provides women with credit in a country where alternative financing is extremely scarce.



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