A loan of $450 helped a member to buy palm-oil, onions, margi, salt, pepper, etc. in bulk to add to her current stock.

Righteous Women Group's story

Fatmata is the featured leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Fatmata was born in Kambia town, 41 years ago. She is married to a school proprietor and the couple has three children who are attending primary and secondary schools.

Fatmata sells market food – palm-oil (the country’s most popular cooking oil), onions, margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, pepper, etc. and has been doing this business for four years now.

With the help of this loan, Fatmata and her group members will be able to expand their respective businesses, make more sales and consequently improve their living conditions. Fatmata 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: Fatmata , Sarah , Isatu , Kadiatu
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Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details