Adama is the featured leader of this group. Adama was born in Makeni, in northern Sierra Leone. She is married and has six children. Her husband is a lorry driver, and her children are attending primary and secondary schools.
Adam sells "Yoruba items" (locally made or produced items like creams and body lotion, jewelry and rings, earrings, native grains, eye shadow, etc.) and has been doing this business for many years now.
With the help of this loan, Adam will invest in her business by buying the above-mentioned 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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