Total loan: $1,050
House Wives Group
Makeni, Northern Province, Sierra Leone / Clothing
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A loan helped Buy shoes, gara lapper-making materials, and soaps in order to improve her business.
House Wives Group's story
Pictured here are members of the “House Wives” group from Makeni. Isatu C. is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. She sells 'gara lappers' (locally dyed cloth, sometimes with fabricated designs), shoes, and bars of soap. She has been a businesswoman for 10 years now. She and her colleagues are seeking from Kiva lenders a loan of SLL 4,000,000 in order to invest in their businesses. Isatu C. will use her share of SLL 800,000 to buy shoes, gara lapper-making materials, and soaps in order to improve her business. Isatu C. was born in Makeni, a city in northern Sierra Leone. The 30-year-old is married with four children. Her husband is a businessman and all four of her children are attending primary school.