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Total loan: $575
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Sorbeh Group

Sierra Leone
Makeni, Sierra Leone / Home Products Sales

A loan of $575 helped a member to buys dishes, rubber bowls, spoons, cups, etc., in large quantity to add to her business.


Sorbeh Group's story

In the photo are members of the “Sorbeh” group. They are small-scale businesspeople based in Makeni, a city in northern Sierra Leone. They have requested a loan of SLL 800,000 for each in order to invest in their respective businesses.

The leader of this group is 48 year-old Fatu K.. She was born in Makeni, where she is currently residing with her husband and one child. Her husband is a driver, and her child is no longer attending school. For 16 years now, Fatu has been selling dishes, rubber bowls, spoons, cups, etc. With her share of this loan, she will buy the above-mentioned items in large quantity to add to her business.

In this group: Fatu, Umaru, Fatmata
*not pictured



Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: March 14, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: March 14, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International