Sabenty Traders 1 Group
The featured leader of this group is Aminata. Aminata is age 39; she was born in Masampa village, but she is currently residing in Waterloo, together with her husband and six children. Her husband is a driver, and two of her children are attending primary and secondary schools. For many years now, Aminata has been selling charcoal, foo-foo (food made out of cassava roots), palm oil (the most popular cooking oil), etc. With the help of this loan, Aminata will buy the aforementioned 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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