Tawopaneh Ii Group
The leader of this group is Osman. Osman is age 30 and was born in a small town called Mile-Ninety-One. He is married to a businesswoman and they have two children – one is in primary school and the other is not of school age.
Osman sells fish. He has been running this business for 10 years now. He will use his share of this loan to buy several baskets of fish for sale.
About Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT)Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT) is Kiva’s oldest field partner in Sierra Leone. SMT began operations in 2002 as a microcredit program of the NGO Child Fund Sierra Leone under a USAID program to assist the reintegration of ex combatants back into their communities. Today, SMT offers group, agricultural, individual and salary loans to micro-entrepreneurs through six branches and one sub-branch in rural, urban, and peri-urban areas. By providing small loans and other financial services, SMT empowers poor clients to generate more income to help their families, improve their wellbeing, and create a more vibrant private small-business sector in Sierra Leone.
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