A loan of $600 helped a member to buy used clothes at wholesale to add to his business.


Tamaraneh Ii Group's story

In the photo are members of the “Tamaraneh II” group. They are small-scale businesspeople based in Kenema, a city in eastern Sierra Leone. This is the first loan these entrepreneurs are accessing from SMT/Kiva lenders. With this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more profit and consequently improve on their standard of living.

The leader of this group is Hassan T.. Hassan is age 55. He was born in Kenema city and lives there together with his wife and three children. His wife is a businesswoman and his children are attending primary and secondary school.

Hassan has been a businessman for many years now. He sells used clothes. With this loan, he will buy used clothes at wholesale to add to his business.

In this group: Hassan , Alimamy, Brima, Kadiatu , Adama



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