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A loan of $950 helped to buy more slippers for resale.

Abdulai's story

This is 35-year-old Abdulai. He is married and has two children, aged 10 and 13. He has one additional dependents, who lives with him as a sales assistant. In 2007, Abdulai established his business selling slippers, underwear, Pampers, etc. He began his business because he was trained up as a businessman. His business is located in the outskirts of the city, and his main customers are men and women. Working seven days a week, 10 hours a day, he earns about 500,000 SLL every month from this business. He would like a loan in the amount of 4,000,000 SLL. Abdulai requires a loan in order to increase his stock for resale. In the future, he plans to get a bakery as a source of more income. He thanks you for your support.

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