A loan of $650 helped a member to buy working materials in large quantity.


Work Fine Group's story

Meet the members of the Work Fine 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 500,000 leones each. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales, and consequently improve their living conditions.

Ibrahim S. (in the middle) is the leader of this group. This 48-year-old is married to a businesswoman and they have seven children, four of whom are still attending school. Ibrahim has been a tailor for 15 years now. He will use his share of this loan to buy working materials in large quantity.

In this group: Ibrahim, Kadiatu, Memuna, Mustapha, Mahawa



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