A loan of $950 helped a member to buy cartons of fresh fish to add to her business.


Akutay Fish Seller Group's story

In the photo are members of the “Akutay Fish Seller” group. They are small-scale businesswomen based in Kenema, a city in eastern Sierra Leone. They are requesting a loan of 4,000,000 Leones (SLL). With this loan, they will be able to expand their respective businesses, make more profit, and consequently, improve their standard of living. The featured leader of this group is Fatty. She is 30 years of age. Fatty was born in Kenema city, where she is residing together with her husband and two children. Her husband is a businessman, and one of her children is attending primary school. Fatty has been in business for many years. She has been selling fresh fish. With this loan, she will buy cartons of fresh fish to add to her business.

In this group: Fatty , Massah , Haja , Jattu , Fatmata
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