A loan of $525 helped a member buy used clothes for resale.


Mammy Group's story

In the photo are the two members of the “Mammy” group. They are small-scale businessmen based in Makeni, a city in Northern Sierra Leone. They are seeking a loan of SLL 2,000,000 from SMT/Kiva lenders. With this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more profit and consequently improve their standard of living.

The leader of this group is Mohamed F.. Mohamed is age thirty-five; he was born in Makeni where he is currently residing together with his wife and six children. His wife is a businesswoman. Three of their children are attending primary school and three are in secondary school. For eighteen years now, he has been selling used clothes. With this loan, he will buy used clothes to add to his business inventory.

In this group: Mohamed , Musa
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