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A loan of $925 helped to buy more food items to sell to her customers.


Mbalu's story

Mbalu is 43 years old, married, and the mother of five children who range in age from 7 to 22 years. In 2007, she went into the business of selling food items, such as oil, salt, mayonnaise, butter, flour, milk, eggs and sugar. She began this business because her parents did not send her to school, and instead had her work with her mother. Now she has a business of her own, works 7 days a week, 11 hours a day, and earns about SLL 800,000 a month.

She is requesting a loan of SLL 4,000,000 to buy more food items to sell to her customers, including cake flour, sugar, couscous, salt, shrimp and luncheon meats. Mbalu plans to open a large store in the future, so she can earn enough money to provide her children with a higher education. She thanks you for your support.



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