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Total loan: $575
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Go Ahead Group


A loan of $575 helped a member invest in his business.


Go Ahead Group's story

Here are members of the Go Ahead group. Members of the Go Ahead group are small scale businesspeople in the town of Magburaka in the Tonkolili district. They are seeking a loan from SMT/Kiva for the first time. Each is requesting a loan of Le 500,000 to improve his or her business and consequently improving his or her standard of living.

Mohamed T. (on the left) is the leader of this group. Mohamed was born in Magburaka town about thirty-two years ago. He is married to a businesswoman and they have three children and one foster child together. One of his children is currently in class six, one in class four, and the others are still not of school age. Mohamed sells medicines. He hawks the medicines in and around Magburaka town. He has been in this business for over seven years now. With this loan, he will be able to add more drugs into his business.

In this group: Mohamed , Maseray, Francis , Zainab
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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: September 8, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: September 8, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International