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Total loan: $650

Kankalay Group

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Waterloo, Western Area, Sierra Leone / Food

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


A loan helped To buy more rice, sugar and palm-oil wholesale.


Kankalay Group's story

These are the members of Kankalay Group. They are small-scale businesswomen in the small town of Waterloo who have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva, to apply for a loan of SLL 500,000 each. With the help of this loan, these entrepreneurs will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and make better profits. Sarah K. is the leader of this group. She was born in Bo, a city in southern Sierra Leone. She is 43 years of age, married to a military officer, and they have six children. Sarah sells rice, sugar, palm-oil (the country’s most popular cooking oil), etc., and she has been running this business for six years now. With the help of this loan, Sarah will expand her business by buying the above mentioned items wholesale to add to her current inventory.