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Total loan: $1,125
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Gbampo Group

Sierra Leone
Makeni, Sierra Leone / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $1,125 helped a member to buy cooking ingredients like rice, palm oil, tomatoes, onions, pepper, etc., in bulk in order to stop buying retail.


Gbampo Group's story

Sonie is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Sonie was born in Makeni city about 50 years ago. She is married to a former military officer, and the couple has five children, one of whom is still attending school.

For seven years now, Sonie has been selling cooked rice with sauce. With the help of this loan, Sonie and her group members will be able to expand their respective businesses, make more sales, and consequently, improve their living conditions. Sonie will use her share of the loan (1,200,000 SLL) to expand her business by buying cooking ingredients like rice, palm oil (the most popular cooking oil), tomatoes, onions, pepper, etc., in bulk in order to stop buying retail. With these items in bulk, she can now produce a larger quantity of rice and sauce for sale.

In this group: Sonie , Fatu , Isatu , Ramatu
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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: October 3, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: October 3, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International