A loan of $1,050 helped a member to buy cooking oil, margi, etc in large quantity.

Voice Of Women Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you members of the “Voice Of Women” group. These are small-scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to seek a loan of SLL 800,000 for each in order to invest in their respective businesses.

Adama F. is the leader of this group. Adama is 48 years old and a widow with six children. Three of the children are attending secondary school.

Adama sells cooking oil, magi cubes (used to give sauce a sweet taste), etc. and has been running this business for a very long time. With the help of this loan, Adama will buy the above-mentioned items in large quantity to add to her business.

In this group: Adama, Larisa I , Fatmata, Lucy V., Esther S.

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