A loan of $600 helped a member to buy palm oil and dried fish in larger quantity to add to her business.


United Traders 1 Group's story

Mariama is the featured leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Mariama was born in Daru town, in eastern Sierra Leone. She is married to a businessman and the couple has four children, three of whom are attending primary and secondary schools. Mariama sells palm oil (the country’s most popular cooking oil) and dried fish. She has been doing this business for four years now.

With the help of this loan, Mariama and her group members will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve on their living conditions. Mariama will use her share of the loan (SLL 500,000) to buy palm oil and dried fish in larger quantity to add to her business.

In this group: Mariama, Haja , Alice , Adama , Mariama



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