A loan of $925 helped to buy more local foodstuffs like beans, groundnuts, palm oil and gari.


Joseph's story

Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 35-year-old Joseph from Waterloo in the eastern area of Freetown. He is married with three children between the ages of 10 months and 8 years. One of his children attends school. He began his business because he did not go to school and he lost his parent at the age of nine. Joseph runs a general merchandise store where he sells beans, groundnuts, palm oil and gari. He has been running this business for three years. He works at the business every day expect holidays. He does not have any other source of income. Joseph says that at present he is facing insufficient capital to run his business. Joseph has requested a loan to buy more local foodstuffs like beans, groundnuts, palm oil and gari. The extra income from this loan will allow him to educate his children. In the future, he plans to expand his business and build a house. He thanks you for your support!



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