A loan of $225 helped to buy a variety of items like palm oil, cigarettes, and sweets.


Mamie's story

This is 48-year-old Mamie from Moriba town in the southern area of Bo. She is widowed with 6 children between the ages of 12 years and 30 years.

To earn a living, Mamie operates a palm oil business and sells retail goods in front of her house. She sells palm oil, cigarettes, and sweets. She has been running this business for the past 7 years. She works every day, 8 hours per day. She started this business to have a permanent source of income to support her household. She describes her major problems as insufficient capital to operate her business and transportation.

Mamie has requested a loan in order to buy a variety of items like palm oil, cigarettes, and sweets. The extra income from this loan will allow her to pay her children's school fees. In the future, she plans to expand her business to a big shop. She appreciates your support.



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