A loan of $800 helped a member to invest in his business.

Tamansane Group's story

This is Samuel I. K., Augusta K. and Nanah K., who named their group Tamansane. This is not the first loan these entrepreneurs are accessing from SMT/Kiva. With the help of previous loans, they were able to expand their businesses. However, having repaid their last loan successfully, they are again requesting a new loan of Le 900,000 each to help them further improve their businesses.

Samuel I. K. (middle) is the leader of this group. Samuel is a photographer. With this loan, he will buy two cartons of film and sell to colleagues at the studio. A carton of film cost Le 400,000 in Freetown.

Samuel was born in Makeni city, thirty-four years ago. He is married to a businesswoman and they have five children. Samuel’s children are still young and are attending primary schools.

In this group: Samuel I., Augusta , Nanah
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