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Total loan: $600
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Marie Issa Group

Sierra Leone
Makeni, Sierra Leone / Food Market

A loan of $600 helped a member to purchase palm oil.


Marie Issa Group's story

Ramatu is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. She is 32 years old, married, and has three children who attend school. She is from one of the villages that makes up Sanda. Her husband is a businessman. Ramatu sells palm oil (the most popular cooking oil), which she has been doing for many years.

Ramatu and her group members are requesting their first loan from SMT. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their respective businesses, make more sales, and improve their living conditions. Ramatu will use her share of the loan (700,000 SLL) to buy palm oil at wholesale to add to her current stock.

In this group: Ramatu , Zainab , Adama , Ramatu
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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: January 15, 2013
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: January 15, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International