A loan of $600 helped a member to buy rice, palm-oil, onions, tomatoes, etc. in large quantities.


Hope To God 1V Group's story

Mabinty K. is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Mabinty was born in the village of Foredugu. She is married to a driver and the couple has two children. Mabinty has had many years of experience in selling cooked rice.

This is the first loan that she and her group members have applied for from SMT/Kiva. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve on their living conditions. Mabinty will use her share of the loan (500,000 SLL) to expand her cooked rice business. She will buy cooking materials like rice, palm-oil, onions, tomatoes, etc. in large quantities.

(Also included on the left of the photo is loan officer Edna B. Conteh, handing over the loan to the borrowers).

In this group: Mabinty , Hawanatu, Yeabu, Kadiatu, Memuna



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