A loan of $875 helped buy Bamako cloths in large quantities to add to her current stock.


Binta's story

Binta T. is a 42-year-old woman. She was born in Bombali, a district in northern Sierra Leone. She lives in Makeni city together with her husband who is a school teacher and her three school-going children. Binta is a businesswoman who sells cloths called “Bamakos.” She has been a businesswoman for many years now.

Binta has requested a loan of SLL 3,500,000 from Kiva field partner Salone Micro Finance Trust (SMT) in order to expand her business. She will use the loan to buy Bamako cloths in large quantities to add to her current stock. In this way, her business will improve in size and quality, attracting many customers into her business.



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details