A loan of $225 helped to buy more charcoal.


Mamie's story

Mamie is married to a nurse. They have three children between 3 and 15 years old who are in school and live at home. She attended school herself, attaining the sixth grade. For the past six years, she has been selling charcoal. She established the business with small loans from friends and says that she encounters few problems in her business except for the unstable price of charcoal. She enjoys the independence her income gives her. She is requesting a loan to buy more charcoal. In the future, she wants to build a house.


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