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Total loan: $600
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Bisimilia Group


A loan of $600 helped a member to buy palm oil, rice, groundnuts, etc., in larger quantities to add to his business.


Bisimilia Group's story

Alie is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Alie was born in Magburaka town, about 40 years ago. He is married to a trader and the couple has four children who are attending primary and secondary schools respectively. Alie sells palm oil (the most popular cooking oil), rice, groundnuts/peanuts, etc.

With the help of this loan Alie and his group members will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and, consequently, improve their living conditions. Alie will use his share of the loan (500,000 Sierra Leone leones) to buy palm oil, rice, groundnuts, etc., in larger quantities to add to his business.

In this group: Alie , Kadiatu, Aminata, Neneh, Kadiatu
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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: June 13, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: June 13, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International