A loan of $725 helped a member buys palm-oil and rice at wholesale to add to her business.


God Gee Group's story

Meet with members of the “God Gee” group from Makeni, a city in northern Sierra Leone. They are all local entrepreneurs who have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva to apply for a loan of SLL 1,000,000 for each. With the help of this loan they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve on their living conditions. Hawa C. is the leader of this group. The twenty-two -year-old is married to a businessman and they have one child. Hawa has been a businesswoman for five years now; she sells palm-oil and rice. With her share of this loan, she will buy the above mentioned items at wholesale to add to her business.

In this group: Hawa, Mohamed, Memunatu
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