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Total loan: $675
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Five Traders Group

Sierra Leone
Makeni, Sierra Leone / Fish Selling

A loan of $675 helped a member to buy fish wholesale to add to her inventory.


Five Traders Group's story

Mamusu F. (left) is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. She was born in Mankay village about 22 years ago. She is married to a security guard and the couple has two children who are not of school-going age. For over two years now, Mamusu has been selling fish.

This is the first loan that Mamusu and her group members have applied for from SMT/Kiva. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve on their living conditions.

Mamusu will use her share of the loan (SLL 500,000) to expand her business. She will buy fish wholesale to add to her inventory.

In this group: Mamusu, Sallay , Adamsay, Mabinty, Fatmata
*not pictured



Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: May 18, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: May 18, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International