A loan of $925 helped to buy more provisions for his shop.

Maraka's story

This is 50 year-old Maraka. He is married, and has three children: a twenty-five year old male in high-school, a twenty-year-old in form six and a seventeen-year-old in form four.

In 2000, Maraka established his shop. He has a bachelor degree in physics and mathematics. After spending twenty years in the classroom, Maraka realized he can improve his life faster in business than in the classroom. Working seven days a week and ten hours a day, he earns about SLL 1,500,000 as profit every month from this business.

He is asking for a loan of SLL 4,000,000. He would like to use SLL 1,500,000 to buy crates of soft drinks, SLL 500,000 to buy assorted provisions like powdered milk, butter etc., SLL 1,500,000 to buy detergent and SLL 500,000 for transport fares.

He hopes that this loan will enable him to increase his monthly profits by approximately SLL 300,000 in the month. In the future, Maraka plans to buy large stocks of provisions to sell to other traders. Also he would like to educate his children to university level.

He is thanking you for your support.

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