A loan of $325 helped to buy greater variety of soft drinks, start beer, stout, and snacks.


Marima's story

Meet 42-year-old Mariama from the Lunsar Northern area in Sierra Leone. She is married with four children between the ages of seven years and 22 years. Three of her children are currently attending school. In 2009, Mariama established her bar and restaurant business. She began her business because she needed to create income to improve her standard of living. She works at the business seven days per week and for 15 hours per day. She says that the main challenge to her business is transportation. Mariama requires a loan in order to buy greater variety of soft drinks, start beer, stout, and snacks. She hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow her to take good care of her family. In the future, Mariama plans to build a permanent residence for her family. She thanks you for your support.



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