A loan of $800 helped a member to buy dishes, cloths, etc.

Mena Group Iv's story

Jatu K. is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Jatu was born in Makeni, a city in Northern Sierra Leone, about 49 years ago. She is married to a driver and the couple has five children. One of her children is still attending secondary school.

For many years now, Jatu has been selling dishes, cloths, etc. This is the first loan that Jatu and her group members are accessing from SMT/Kiva lenders. With this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve their living conditions. Jatu will use her share of the loan (800,000 leones) to buy a large quantity of stock.

In this group: Jatu, Marian, Adama, Naissa
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