Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone is very pleased to present to you Caessar, a small scale entrepreneur who has come to SMT/Kiva lenders to request a loan of 4,000,000.00 SLL in order to invest in his businesses.
Caessar sells plastic bowls, plastic buckets, plastic dishes, etc. in the city of Kenema, in eastern Sierra Leone. A husband and a father of two children (one attending primary school and the other not of school going age), the 37-year-old was born in Kenema city. Caessar has requested this loan in order to buy the above mentioned items in bulk to add to his 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.