One Word Group
The leader of this group is N'yama. N'yama is age thirty-three; she was born in Kamasikie village where she is currently residing together with her husband and her child. N'yama sells cooked rice and has been a businesswoman for ten years now. With the help of this loan, she is going to buy cooking materials: rice, palm-oil, onions, vegetables, etc. in a large quantity, to produce a large quantity of cooked rice and sauce for sale.
(The women next to the one at the extreme left was a member of the group but was later dropped shortly after the photo has been taken)
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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