A loan of $275 helped to purchase more drinks, pure water, sugar and cigarettes to expand her business.


Margrette's story

Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is Margrette, in her early forties, from Moriba town, Bo, Southern area in Sierra Leone. She is married with four children.

Margrette runs a retail business; she sells assorted drinks, sugar, cigarettes and soap. She has been running this business for 5 years. She works at the business throughout the week, 12 hours per day. Margrette says that the main challenge to her business is sometimes purchasing power is very slow.

Margrette has requested a loan in order to purchase more drinks, pure water, sugar and cigarettes to expand her business. The extra income from this loan will allow her to educate her children and increase her business. In the future, she plans to open a big provisions store. She thanks you for your support!



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