A loan of $250 helped to buy palm oil, gari, and pepper.


Massah's story

This is 38-year-old Massah from Torkpoi town, in the southern area in Bo, Sierra Leone. She is married and has four children between the ages of 2 and 17 years. Her children are attending school. Her husband was a teacher but he has retired from the teaching field. Massah runs a local food stuff business. She sells palm oil, gari and pepper. She has been running this business for 12 years. She works at the business 11 hours a day and 10 days per month. She also works as a farmer to earn another source of income to support her family, She describes her main problem as a poor road network to the village where she brings her goods. Massah has requested a loan of Le 1,000,000 in order to buy palm oil, gari, and pepper. The extra income from this loan will allow her to educate her children and increase her business. In the future, she plans to open a big palm oil store. She appreciates your support.



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