A loan of $950 helped to buy bags of beans, bennie (sesame seed) and groundnuts to resell.

Hawa's story

This is 44-year-old Hawa. She is a widow and has five children aged 28, 24, 21, 12 and five. She has two additional dependents, who live with her this way she helps her younger sisters with their education. In 1981, Hawa established her local food stuff, imported rice, maggi and groundnut business. She began her business because she wants meet her personal needs and to take care of the home. Her business is located in the city center and her main customers are adults. Working 7 days a week and 10 hours a day, she earns about SLL 1,192,000 every month from this business.

She would like a loan of an amount of SLL 4,000,000. Hawa has already received and successfully repaid two loans, and now requires a new loan in order to buy additional imported rice. She hopes that this loan can improve the trade of imported rice.

In the future, Hawa plans to see the business grow to become a provisions shop and also plans to be able to take care of her family needs with the profit. She thanks you for your support.

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