A loan of $975 helped a member to purchase drinks at wholesale prices.


We D Woman Dem Group's story

The members of the “We D Woman Dem” group run small-scale businesses in the city of Makeni in Northern Sierra Leone. With the help of this loan from SMT/Kiva, these entrepreneurs will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales, and earn better profits. Consequently, their living standards will improve: they will be able to provide three meals a day for their children, pay their school fees, buy them clothes, and pay their medical bills.

Emma M. is the leader of this group. For her business, Emma sells beer and soft drinks, which she has been doing for the past five years. Emma will use this loan to buy more drinks at wholesale prices. She is married to a trader and has two children.

In this group: Emma, Sheka, Adama, Isatu, Kadiatu



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