Sisters Of Destiny Group
Sallamatu is the featured leader of this group. She is a 39-year-old and she is married with 5 children – 1 in primary school, 3 in secondary school and 1 not yet of school-going age. Sallamatu sells charcoal and firewood. She has been doing this type of business for 15 years now. With the help of this loan, she will buy a large quantity of charcoal and firewood to add to her business.
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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