New York Group
The featured leader of this group of entrepreneurs is Yayeh. Yayeh was born in Portloko 46 years ago. She is married and has five children. Her husband is a trader, and her children are attending primary and secondary schools. Yayeh has been selling dried fish for seven years now. With her share of this loan, she will buy baskets of dried fish 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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