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Total loan: $3,800

Women's Power Farmers Group

Patebana Masinbo Village, , Sierra Leone / Agriculture

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A loan helped to pay for improved organic seed and tractor rental to allow them to escape subsistence by farming a larger area with a higher yield.

Women's Power Farmers Group's story

Mabinty C (1st on left), featured borrower of Women's Power Farmers Group, would like to sincerely thank all the KIVA lenders for their first loan. It enabled them to break free from the local lenders who were charging them nearly 100% interest, and as a result all group members have fully recovered their businesses, have repaid their first loan and are successfully farming again after the devastation of Ebola.

The group is now seeking a second loan to expand further and build on their initial success. The profits will be used by the group to create a support fund for young female farmers.