A loan of $225 helped to buy more rice, palm oil, Maggi, onions and oil.


Mamie's story

This is 35-year-old Mamie from Torkpoi town Southern area in Freetown, Sierra Leone. She is married with two children between the ages of 13 and 17. She has five relatives at home and also seven students who are currently attending school, as well as her immediate family.

Mamie runs a food stand. She sells rice, palm oil, Maggi (seasoning for soups and stews), onions and oil. She has been running this business for 12 years. She works at the business every day, 13 hours a day. Her business is the only source of income she has. She says that the main challenges to her business are transportation costs and the scarcity of palm oil.

Mamie has requested a loan in order to buy more rice, palm oil, Maggi, onions and oil. The extra income from this loan will allow her to educate her children and improve her standard of living. In the future, she hopes to see her business grow. She appreciates your support.



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