True Sisters Group
The leader of this group of entrepreneurs is Maritatu. Mariatu was born in Kambia, a town in Northern Sierra Leone. She is married and has two children. Her husband is a trader and her children are attending primary school. Mariatu sells provisions – milk, sugar, butter, mayonnaise, cheese, etc.. She has been a businesswoman for 17 years now. She is going to use her share of this loan to buy the above-mentioned items in bulk to add to her current stock.
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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