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Total loan: $1,250
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Kamuyu Association Group


A loan of $1,250 helped a member buy peppers, sugar, etc. wholesale.


Kamuyu Association Group's story

Pictured here are members of the “Kamuyu Association” group. They are small-scale businesswomen based in Magburaka, a town in Northern Sierra Leone. They are seeking a loan of SLL 1,200,000 for each to enable them to further expand their businesses. Consequently, they will make more profit and improve their standard of living.

The leader of this group is Aminata L. who is pictured on the left. The thirty-year-old Aminata was born in Magburaka, is married, and has five children. Her husband is a businessman and her children are attending school – two in secondary school, two in primary school and one is still an infant.

Aminata owns a stall at the Magburaka town market wherein she sells peppers, sugar, Maggi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), etc. She has been a businesswoman for many years now. With the help of this loan, she will expand her business by buying in large quantity the above-mentioned goods.

In this group: Aminata, Mabinty, Aminata, Jariatu
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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: July 21, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: July 21, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International