A loan of $825 helped a member buy cooking oil, salt, Maggi cubes, etc.


We Dae Pay Quick 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 “We Dae Pay Quick” group. They are small-scale businesswomen based in Makeni city. They are requesting a loan of SLL 800,000 for each to enable them to further improve on the size and quality of their respective businesses. Pictured in the left is Isatu T. who is the leader of this group. Isatu was born in Makeni; she is age sixty-one. She is a widow with seven children most of whom are now grown-ups and living on their own. Isatu sells cooking oil, salt, Maggi cubes (used to give sauce a sweet taste), etc. She has been doing business for many years now. With the help of this loan, she will be able to expand her business by buying the above-mentioned items in bulk.

In this group: Isatu, Jariatu, Aminata, Adama
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