A loan of $825 helped a member buy two pigs.

Hold Tight Group's story

This is a picture of Hawa W., Edna K., Petam C., Alice Y. and Oredola C.. They named their group Hold Tight. This is the first loan these entrepreneurs are requesting from SMT/Kiva. Each of them is requesting a loan of $165. With this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses.

Hawa W. (left) is the leader of this group. Hawa is forty-six years old. She was born in Waterloo, twenty miles from Freetown. She is married to a village headman, and they have three children, who are all still in school. Hawa is a pig farmer, and she will use this loan to buy two additional pigs. Hawa has been in this business for five years.

In this group: Hawa, Edna, Petann, Alice, Oredola

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