Total loan: $3,800

Ramata's Best Female Farmers Group

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Patebana Masinbo Village, , Sierra Leone / Agriculture

Ramata's Best Female Farmers Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to pay for improved seed, organic inputs and tractor rental which will allow these farmers to escape subsistence by farming a larger area with a higher yield.

Ramata's Best Female Farmers Group's story

Ramata T (1st on left), featured borrower of Ramata's Best Female Farmers, 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 keep the momentum of the group going. The profits will be used to ensure all member's children go to school.