A loan of $175 helped to buy more gari, groundnuts and palm oil to resell.


Hawanatu's story

Meet 28-year-old Hawanatu from Torkpoi town, Bo Southern, in Sierra Leone. She is married and has two children who are 3 and 6 years old. Her children are currently attending school. In 2007, Hawanatu established her business. She began her business to improve her life and standard of living. She works at the business from morning to night, 7 days per week. She says that the main challenges to her business are scarcity of goods, and the cost of transporting the goods from the place where she purchases them, to her store.

Hawanatu requires a loan in order to buy more gari, groundnuts and palm oil to resell. She hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow her to improve the welfare of her family. Hawanatu plans to expand her business in the future. She thanks you for your support.



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