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A loan of $800 helped buy bags of rice, ground-nuts, and beans.


Mohamed's story

Mohamed K. is an approximately 53-year-old man who lives in Makeni city in northern Sierra Leone with his wife and their 5 children. Mohamed has been a businessman for many years now. He sells local produce like rice, ground-nuts, and beans.

Mohamed has requested a loan of SLL 3,000,000 from Kiva field partner Salone Micro Finance Trust (SMT) in order to expand his business. He will use the loan to buy bags of rice, ground-nuts, and beans to add to his current stock. In this way, his business will improve both in size and quality, making sales and profit-to-sales-margin improve for him.



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