A loan of $825 helped a member to buy fish, bananas, etc. to add to her business. She will also buy flour, oil, etc. in order to fry a larger quantity of cakes for sale.


Hope To God Group's story

Pictured here are members of the “Hope To God” group from Lunsar, a town in northern Sierra Leone. They are small business people who will be able to add more goods to their businesses, attract more customers, increase sales and profit, and consequently improve their living conditions.

The leader of this group of entrepreneurs is Agnes. Agnes is 42; she was born in northern Sierra Leone. She is married, and has three children, one of whom is attending primary school.

Agnes sells palm-oil (the most popular cooking oil), fish, bananas, fried cakes, etc... With her share of this loan, she is going to buy fish, bananas, etc... to add to her business. She will also buy flour, oil, etc. in order to fry a larger quantity of cakes for sale.

(Also included on the right of the photo is loan officer Sarah, posing with the borrowers).

In this group: Agnes , Nandiawa , Aminata S., Kapr B., Sento



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