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Total loan: $1,250
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Osam Group

Sierra Leone
Lunsar, Sierra Leone / Grocery Store

A loan of $1,250 helped a member to buy milk, sugar, soft drinks, butter, biscuits, etc. in larger quantities to add to her current stock of grocery store goods for sale.


Osam Group's story

Pictured here are members of the Osam Group. They are small-scale businesswomen based in Lunsar, a town in northern Sierra Leone. Together, they are applying for a loan of 5,400,000 Sierra Leonean Leones (SLL) in order to enable them to further expand their respective businesses. Consequently, they will make more profits and improve their standards of living.

The featured leader of this group is Fatmata. She is 35 years old and was born in northern Sierra Leone. She is married and has three children. Her husband is a businessman and her children are attending primary and secondary schools. For the past 15 years, Fatmata has been selling grocery store goods like milk, sugar, soft drinks, butter, biscuits, etc. With this loan, she will expand her business by buying the previously mentioned items in larger quantities to add to her current stock for sale.

In this group: Fatmata , Mariatu , Kadiatu , Rugiatu , Rugiatu
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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: October 18, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: October 18, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International