Sabanor United Group
The featured leader of this group is Rugiatu. Rugiatu is age 31; she was born in Roronk village. She is married to a trader, and the couple has five children: three in primary school, one in secondary school and one is not of school-going age.
Rugiatu sells palm oil (the country’s most popular cooking oil). With the help of this loan, she is going to buy gallons of palm oil 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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