A loan of $1,400 helped to buy more assorted drinks, foodstuffs and mobile phone.

Marie J's story

This is 43-year-old Marie from Tengbeh town in the western area of Freetown, Sierra Leone. She is married and has four children between the ages of 11 and 18 years. Her children currently attend school.

Marie runs a bar and a restaurant where she sells crate drinks, food and mobile phones. She has been running this business for 15 years. She works at the business seven days per week, 11 hours a day. She also earns income from her husband. She says that the main challenge to her business is price inflation.

Marie has requested a loan in order to buy more assorted drinks, foodstuffs and mobile phones. The extra income from this loan will allow her to change her standard of living and educate her children. In the future, she plans to open an outlet.

She appreciates your support.

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