A loan of $925 helped a member to buy palm-oil, onions, margi, salt, pepper, fish, tomatoes, etc., at wholesale to add to her business.


Mayosi Group's story

In the photo are members of the “Mayosi” group. They are small scale businesswomen based in Waterloo, a small town in western Sierra Leone. Together, they are requesting a loan of 4,000,000 SLL in order to add more inventory to their respective businesses.

The featured leader of this group is Fatmata. Fatmata is 41 years old. She was born in Matotoka village, in northern Sierra Leone, but she is currently residing in Waterloo with her husband and one child. Her husband is a businessman and her child is attending secondary school. For eight years now, Fatmata has been selling market food: palm-oil (the country’s most popular cooking oil), onions, margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, pepper, fish, tomatoes, etc. With this loan, she is going to buy palm-oil, onions, margi, salt, pepper, fish, tomatoes, etc., at wholesale to add to her business.

In this group: Fatmata , Memunatu , Sarah , Ishmatu



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