Economic-development group loans $132,800 to P&A African Market

THE SOUTH EASTERN Economic Development Corp. loaned $132,800 to P&A African Market, which allowed the store providing African foods and goods to relocate to a building at 855 Newport Ave. in Pawtucket. / COURTESY SEED
THE SOUTH EASTERN Economic Development Corp. loaned $132,800 to P&A African Market, which allowed the store providing African foods and goods to relocate to a building at 855 Newport Ave. in Pawtucket. / COURTESY SEED
PAWTUCKET – A nonprofit community lender has made a small-business loan of $132,800 to a 12-year-old market in Pawtucket that serves shoppers looking for African foods and goods. The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. used R.I. Commerce Corp. funds to make the loan to P&A African Market, which opened in 2006 and sells groceries and…

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