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Total loan: $950
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Up Rising Group


A loan of $950 helped a member to buy sugar, milk, butter, mayonnaise, toothpaste, etc. in large quantity to add to her shop.


Up Rising Group's story

Sia is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Sia was born in Nimikoro, Koidu city in Eastern Sierra Leone 42 years ago. She is married to a trader and the couple has four children who are attending primary and secondary school respectively. Sia sells sugar, milk, butter, mayonnaise, toothpaste, etc. She has been a businesswoman for 26 years now.

With the help of this loan, Sia and her group members will be able to expand their respective businesses, make more sales and consequently improve on their living conditions.

Sia will use her share of the loan (800,000 Leones) to buy the above mentioned goods in large quantity to add to her shop.

(Also included in the photo is loan officer, Edward, posing with his clients.)

In this group: Sia , Finda, Feremusu, Sarah, Adama
*not pictured



Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: September 21, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: September 21, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International