Total loan: $350
Peace And Unity Group
Magburaka, Tonkolili, Northern Province, Sierra Leone / Clothing
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A loan helped to buy clothes, jeans, shoes, dishes, etc. in bulk to add to her business.
Peace And Unity Group's story
In the photo are members of the “Peace and Unity” group. They are small-business women based in Magburaka, a town in Northern Sierra Leone. This is the first loan these entrepreneurs are accessing from SMT/Kiva lenders. With this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more profit and consequently improve their standard of living. The leader of this group is Marie. Marie is age 34; she was born in Magburaka, where she currently resides together with her husband and three children. Her husband is a teacher and her children are attending primary and secondary schools. Marie has been a businesswoman for more than 10 years now. She sells clothes, jeans, shoes, dishes, etc. With her share of this loan, Marie will expand her business by buying the abovementioned items in bulk to add to her business.