Na We Cam-Ii Group
Pictured on the left is Emma who is the leader of this group. Emma was born in Makeni. Forty-five year old Emma is married to a trader and the couple has five children.
Emma sells market food – margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, pepper, dried fish, tomatoes, etc. and has been doing this business for many years now. With her share of the loan, she will expand her business by buying a larger quantity of market-food to add to her stall.
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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