A loan of $550 helped a member to improve her business by buying costume jewelry and Vaseline wholesale.

Tamaraneh Iii Group's story

Pictured here are members of the Tamaraneh III group. They are small-scale businesswomen from Makeni, a city in northern Sierra Leone. They have come together as a group of three in order to seek a loan from SMT/Kiva lenders. With the help of this loan, this group of entrepreneurs will be able to improve their businesses and consequently their living conditions.

The leader of this group is Isatu T.. Isatu is thirty-two years old. She was born in Makeni, is married and has three children. Her husband is a businessman and her children are attending school – one in secondary school and two in primary school. Isatu has been selling cosmetics and jewelry for many years now. With her share of the loan, she will improve her business by buying jewelry and Vaseline wholesale.

In this group: Isatu, Aminata, Kadiatu

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