A loan of $400 helped a member buy bags of husk rice.


Tabotsaneh Group's story

These are members of the Tabutsaneh group. This will be the first loan these entrepreneurs are accessing from SMT/Kiva. They have been in business for many years now but business has been developing at a very slow pace. They have thus come to SMT/Kiva to seek a loan of SLL 1,500,000 (or SLL 500,000 for each) to help them improve their businesses.

Wurie T. in the middle is the leader of this group. Wurie was born in Magburaka, a town in northern Sierra Leone. He is married with four children. Wurie’s wife is a petty businesswoman and his children are attending school -- one is in junior secondary school and the rest are in primary school. Wurie sells palm-oil (the most popular cooking oil) and husk rice. He has been a businessman for eight years now. He will use this loan to buy husk-rice which he will clean and sell.

In this group: Wurie , Alice, Memuna



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