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Marie Kabbia

Home: Freetown, Sierra Leone

Marie's Story

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.