Marie Kabbia is a market trader in Freetown, Sierra Leone. When Marie first started selling in the local market she sold bags of onions. She became a member of her local credit union, Bayconfields Credit Union and she started saving small amounts and borrowed money to buy more goods for her stall. She paid back her loan and continues to borrow to buy goods for her market stall. Marie now sells a wide variety of fruit and veg at the local market.
We all need an ally at some point in our lives. When we find one, it can make all the difference in the world. Marie’s story is one of the many good news stories from the Credit Union in Sierra Leone.