A loan of $875 helped a member to buy baby clothes at wholesale.


Reunion Group's story

In this photo are the members of the “Reunion” Group. They are small scale businesspeople based in Makeni, a city in northern Sierra Leone. They are seeking a loan of SLL 1,200,000 for each member of the group from Kiva lenders. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, earn a better profit and thereby improve their standard of living.


The leader of this group is Hassanatu J.. Hassanatu is forty-two years of age. She was born in one of the villages that make up Sanda. However, she currently resides in Makeni with her husband and two children. Her husband works as a driver and her children are in school. One child attends primary school and the other is in secondary school.


Hassanatu has been a businesswoman for many years now. She sells clothing for babies. With her share of this loan, she will further improve her business by buying baby clothes at wholesale to grow her business.

In this group: Hassanatu, Sahr, Bintu



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