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A loan of $900 helped working capital.

Margerete's story

Antie Margie lives in Abokobi, Accra, Ghana, a community where charcoal is used in every home for cooking. She is the only retail supplier of the fuel in her area. She buys the charcoal from the producing center and sells it at a profit to her customers. Because the cost of each bag has gone up, she is unable to buy enough bags to supply all of her customers. She is seeking a loan of $900.00 to enable her meet the demand and grow her business.

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