A loan of $600 helped a member to buy bottles of water, drinks and provisions in bulk to add to her business.


Up Rising Group's story

Sia is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Sia was born in Taima Nimikoro, in eastern Sierra Leone, about forty years ago. She is married to a trader and the couple has three children who are attending secondary schools. Sia sells bottles of water, drinks, provisions, etc. She has been a businesswoman for twenty-five years now.

With the help of this loan, Sia and her group members will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve their living conditions. Sia will use her share of the loan (SLL 500,000) to buy the above mentioned items in bulk to add to her business.

(Also included in the photo is loan officer Edward, handing over the loan to the borrowers).

In this group: Sia , Finda, Feremusu, Sarah, Adama



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Loan details