A loan of $975 helped a member expand her business by adding to her stock of chickens.


Hope Group's story

This is Fannyann D., Dowu W., Eugenia B., Aminata M., Augustine N. and Ened Y.. They named their group Hope. This is the first loan these entrepreneurs are requesting from SMT/Kiva. Each of them is requesting a loan of Le 500,000.00. With this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses.

Fannyann D. (left) is the leader of this group. Fannyann is 49 years of age. She was born in Hastings, 20 miles from Freetown. She is single with four children. One of her children is already a grown-up and the other three are still in school. Fannyann is a poultry owner. She will invest this loan into her poultry business by increasing her stock of chickens. She has been in this business for six years now.

In this group: Fannyann, Dowu , Eugenia, Aminata , Augusta *, Ened
*not pictured



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