A loan of $625 helped a member to buy medicines at wholesale.

Famous Group's story

Meet with members of the “Famous” group from Magburaka, a town in northern Sierra Leone. They are all local entrepreneurs who have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva, to apply for a loan of SLL 800,000 for each. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve their living conditions.

Mohamed B. (pictured second from right) is the leader of this group. The 40-year-old is married to a businesswoman and they have five children. Mohamed has been a businessman for many years now. He sells medicines. With his share of this loan, he will buy medicines at wholesale to add to his current ones.

In the picture are members of the Famous group and loan officer Mohamed L. Tarawalie on the right, handing over the loan.

In this group: Mohamed , Mohamed, Rugiatu
*not pictured

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details