A loan of $1,200 helped a member to invest in his business.


Ol-Tite Group's story

This is Mustapha K., Unisa K. and Mary S.. They called their group Hold Tight. This is not the first loan these entrepreneurs have received from SMT/Kiva. With this loan, however, they will be able to expand their businesses, make better profits and consequently improve on their standards of living.

Mustapha Kamara (right) is the leader of this group. He was born in a village called Yele, about forty miles from Makeni city and is now age twenty-nine. He is married to a businesswoman and they have three children together. His children are still in primary schools. Mustapha sells ready-to-wear clothes and has been in this business for ten years now.

In this group: Mustapha, Unisa , Mary



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