A loan of $1,425 helped a member to buy more dishware for sale in order to increase her business.


Tehmenaneh Group's story

This is Ya Marie S., Mary C., Ishmael K. and Yeabu T.. They named their group Tehmenaneh.


Ya Yeabu S. (left) is the leader of the group. She is 30 years of age and was born in the town of Magburaka in northern Sierra Leone. She is married to a teacher and they have five children, who are in secondary and primary schools. Ya Yeabu sells dishes and rubber bowls. She has been in business for over fifteen years.


This will be the fourth loan these entrepreneurs are receiving from SMT through Kiva. Previous loans have been a great blessing to these borrowers. With these loans, their businesses expanded and they increased their profit margins. Consequently, their living standards have also improved.


Having repaid their last loan successfully, they are now requesting a new loan of Le 4,400,000.00 to further strengthen their businesses.

In this group: Ya Marie, Mary , Ishmael, Yeabu



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