A loan of $975 helped a member buy the seasoning margi in large quantity to sell.

Hold Tight 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 “Hold Tight” group. These are small-scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to seek a loan of SLL 800,000.00 to invest in their businesses.

Nancy is the leader of this group. She is thirty and married with two children who attend primary school. Nancy sells margi (a seasoning used to give sauce a sweet taste) wholesale. She has been a business woman for six years and, with her share of this loan, will buy large quantities of margi to add to her business.

In this group: Nancy, Mariatu, Gbasssay, Fatu, Mayieteh

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