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A loan of $825 helped a member to buy rubber bowls, dishes, spoons, cups, etc. at wholesale.


Love Each Other Group's story

Meet with members of the “Love Each Other” group from Magburaka, a town in northern Sierra Leone. They are all local entrepreneurs who have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org, 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.

Hawanatu K. is the leader of this group. The 24-year-old is married to a businessman and they have one child. Hawanatu has been a businesswoman for four years now. She sells rubber bowls, dishes, spoons, cups, etc. With her share of this loan, she will buy the abov- mentioned items at wholesale to add to her current stock.

In this group: Hawanatu, Alie, Aminata, Zainab M.



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