A loan of $250 helped to purchase palm oil and beans.


Mamie's story

This is 40-year-old Mamie from Torkpoi Town Bo, in the southern area of Sierra Leone. She is married with five children. She began this business to create a permanent source of income to support herself.

Mamie runs a palm oil business; she sells palm oil and gari (snack made from cassava) at her house. She has been running this business for five years. She works at the business throughout the week and eight hours per day. She says that the main challenges to her business are insufficient capital to run her business and price inflation.

Mamie has requested a loan in order to purchase palm oil and beans. The extra income from this loan will allow her to increase her business and improve her standard of living. In the future, she plans to expand her business. She appreciates your support.



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