A loan of $775 helped a member to buy palm oil, onions, Margi, pepper, tomatoes, salt, etc., in bulk to add to her current stock.

Sabentee Group's story

In the photo are members of the “Sabentee” group. They are small-scale businesswomen based in Lunsar, a town in northern Sierra Leone. They are requesting a loan of 3,300,000 SLL (Sierra Leone leones) for the entire group in order to expand the size and qualities of their respective businesses.

The featured leader of this group is Aminata. Aminata is age 55; she is married and has nine children. Her children are attending primary, secondary and tertiary educational institutions. Aminata has been a businesswoman for six years now. She sells market food – palm oil (the country’s most popular cooking oil), onions, Margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), pepper, tomatoes, salt, etc. With her share of this loan, she is going to buy the above-mentioned items in bulk to add to her current stock.

In this group: Aminata , Rugiatu , Sinah , Salamatu , Hawa

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