Total loan: $925

New London Group

Waterloo, Western Area, Sierra Leone / Food

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

A loan helped to buy, biscuits, sugar, milk, mints, cigarettes, etc., in bulk to add to her current stock.

New London Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you members of the New London 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. Aminata is the featured leader of this group. Aminata is 27 years old and married with two children; one is in primary school and the other is still not of school-going age. Aminata sells cigarettes, biscuits, sugar, milk, mints, etc., and has been a businesswoman for one year now. With the help of this loan, she will buy the above mentioned items in bulk to add to her current stock.