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Total loan: $825
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Wan Word Group

Sierra Leone
Waterloo, Sierra Leone / Food Market

A loan of $825 helped a member to expand her business.


Wan Word Group's story

This is Massah M. Z., Fereh Musu C., Mabel S., Adama B. and Isatu B. K.. This is the first loan these entrepreneurs have requested from SMT/Kiva. Each of them is requesting a loan of Le 500,000. With this loan, each will be able to increase the size and quality of their business and consequently make better profit and improve their standard of living.

Massah (second from left) is the leader of this group. Massah is fifty years of age. She was born in Lumpa, twenty miles from Freetown, the capital city of Sierra Leone. She is married to a professional worker and the two of them have one child who is presently in college. Massah sells soap, bottled water and “patched” groundnuts (roasted peanuts). She has been in this business for three years now.

In this group: Massah M., Fereh Musu, Mabel, Adama, Isatu B
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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: April 2, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: April 2, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International