A loan of $600 helped a member to buy rice, margi, salt, pepper, etc., in bulk, to add to her business inventory.


Faith In Action Group's story

In the photo are the members of the “Faith In Action” group. They are small-scale businesswomen based in Koidu, a city in eastern Sierra Leone. Together, they are requesting a loan of 2,500,000 SLL. With this loan, they will be able to further expand their businesses, make more profit and, consequently, improve on their standard of living.

The leader of this group is Bondu. Bondu is age 42; she was born in Kono district, eastern Sierra Leone. She is married to a diamond miner, and the couple has five children, three of whom are attending primary and secondary schools. Bondu has been a businesswoman for 13 years. She sells rice, palm-oil, margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, pepper, and the like. With her share of this loan, she is going to buy the same items, on a large scale, to add to her current stock.

In this group: Yomba , Doris , Amie , Kumba , Bondu
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