A loan of $700 helped a member to buy milk, sugar, butter, mayonnaise, etc. at wholesale to add to his business.


Rhoda Group's story

In the photo are members of the “Rhoda” group. They are small-scale businesspeople based in Makeni, a city in Northern Sierra Leone. They are requesting a loan of 1,500,000 Leones for each in the group. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more profit and consequently improve on their standard of living.

The leader of this group is Alimamy. Alimamy is age 50; he was born in Freetown, but he is currently residing in Makeni together with his wife and three children. His wife is a trader and his children are attending secondary school.

For 17 years now, Alimamy has been a businessman. Currently, he is selling provisions – milk, sugar, butter, mayonnaise, etc. With this loan, he will buy milk, sugar, butter, mayonnaise, etc. at wholesale to add to his business.

In this group: Alimamy, Zainab



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