A loan of $850 helped a member invest in her business.

Mamusu Group's story

This is Fatmata K., Fatu K. and Hawa C.. They call their group Mamusu group. These entrepreneurs have received several loans from Kiva through SMT. The previous loans have had meaningful impacts in the lives of these people. The last loan they received from Kiva through SMT was for Le 800,000.00 each. Now, they are requesting a loan of Le 1,000,000.00 each to enable them further strengthen their businesses.

Fatmata K. (right) is the leader of this group. Fatmata is thirty-five years of age. She was born in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone. She is married to a tailor. The two of them have two children. One of their children is in Junior Secondary School II (JSS II) and the other is in class V. Fatmata sells bread and she has been in this business for more than ten years now. With this loan, she will be able to buy bags of flour, sugar and other working ingredients.

In this group: Fatmata, Fatu, Hawa
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