A loan of $650 helped a member buy a basket full of fish to add to her current stock.

Kamuyu Group's story

Memuna F. (left) is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Memuna was born in Makeni city, about 42 years ago. She is married to a businessman and the couple have five children – one in secondary school, two in primary school and two already grown-up and living on their own. For over 20 years now, Memuna has been selling fish.

This is first loan that Memuna and her group members have applied for from SMT/Kiva lenders. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve their living conditions. Memuna will use her share of the loan (SLL 500,000) to expand her business; she will buy a basket full of fish to add to her current stock of fish.

(In the photo is also loan officer Zainab Bangura, handing over the loan to the group.)

In this group: Memuna, Kadiatu, Mohamed, Ramatu, Hawanatu

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details