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Total loan: $600
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One Family 1 Group

Sierra Leone
Waterloo, Sierra Leone / Food Market

A loan of $600 helped a member to buy rice, palm oil, margi, salt, pepper, etc. in bulk to add to her current stock.


One Family 1 Group's story

Hassanatu is the featured leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Hassanatu was born in Koidu city 33 years ago. She is married to an electrician and the couple has two children who are attending primary schools. Hassanatu sells market food like rice, palm oil (the country’s most popular cooking oil), margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, pepper, etc. She has been doing this business for two years now.

With the help of this loan, Hassanatu and her group members will be able to expand their respective businesses, make more sales and consequently improve their living conditions. Hassantu will use her share of the loan (SLL 500,000) to buy the above-mentioned items in bulk to add to her current stock.

In this group: Hassanatu , Hawa , Zainab , Alimany , Mohamed
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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: May 23, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: May 23, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International