A loan of $950 helped a member to buy a large quantity of shoes to add to her current stock.


Happiness Group's story

Doris is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. She was born about 32 years ago in Kamsay Tankoro, near Koidu city in Eastern Sierra Leone. She is married to a civil servant, and the couple has 4 children who are attending primary and secondary schools. For over 10 years now, Doris has been selling plastic shoes/slippers, etc.

Doris and her group members have applied for a loan of 800,000 for each in the group to enable them to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve on their living conditions. Doris will use her share of the loan (800,000 SLL) to expand her business. She will buy a large quantity of shoes to add to her current stock.

(Also included in the left of the photo is Edward, loan officer for this group)

In this group: Doris S. , Jaria , Bondu , Gladys , Issata
*not pictured



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details