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Total loan: $1,050
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Fight For Progress Group

Sierra Leone
Makeni, Sierra Leone / Food Market

A loan of $1,050 helped a member to buy more gallons of palm-oil to expand their businesses.


Fight For Progress Group's story

The members of this group are Fatmata K., Rosaline K., and Memuna K.. They named their group Fight for Progress. Members of this group sell palm-oil, which is considered a very lucrative business among women in Sierra Leone. Palm-oil is used in the preparation of almost all kinds of food, making soaps, and some kinds of medicines.

These business women would like to be loaned the sum of Le 3,000,000.00 to help themselves go further afield to purchase more gallons of palm-oil.

Fatmata, who is the leader of this group, has been in the palm-oil business for two years now. She is 38, married to a farmer, and they have three children.

In this group: Fatmata, Rosaline, Memuna
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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: July 24, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: July 24, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International