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Total loan: $925

Development Iii Group

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Koidu/Kono, Eastern Province, Sierra Leone / Food

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A loan helped to buy palm oil, onions, margi, salt, pepper, fish, etc. in large quantities to add to her business.


Development Iii Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone is very pleased to present to you members of the “Development III” group. These are small-scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to apply for a loan of 800,000.00 Sierra Leonean Leones (SLL) for each in order to invest in their respective businesses. Fatmata is the featured leader of this group. Fatmata is 36 years old. She is married with 3 children who are attending primary school. Fatmata sells market food – palm oil (the country’s most popular cooking oil), onions, margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, pepper, fish, etc. and has been doing this business for 8 years now. With the help of this loan, Fatmata will buy palm oil (the country’s most popular cooking oil), onions, margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, pepper, fish, etc. in large quantities to add to her business.