A loan of $400 helped a member buy cigarettes, candles, milk, sardine, matches, batteries, soaps, etc.

Harvest Group's story

Meet the members of the “Harvest” group from the small town of Waterloo. This where Shine on Sierra Leone partnered with SMT to start a branch. These small-businesspeople are seeking a loan of SLL 500,000 each to further strengthen their businesses.

The leader of this group is Alusine K., who is pictured on the left. Born in Waterloo, near Freetown, the twenty-seven-year-old is single and sells cigarettes, candles, milk, sardines, matches, batteries, soaps, etc. in a small shop. He has been running his business for two years. With his share of this loan, he will expand his business by buying the above-mentioned items in large quantities.

In this group: Alusine, Iye, Adam

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