A loan of $600 helped a member to buy dried fish in large quantities, to resell in Kabala town.


Tamemsu Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you members of the “Tamemsu” group. These are small scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to seek for a loan of SLL 500,000.00 for each member to invest in their own businesses.

Fatmata K. is the leader of this group. Fatmata is a 29-year-old, single woman with no children. Fatmata sells dried fish. She buys her fish from the villages of Tombo and Mama Beach near Freetown and sells in Kabala town. Fatmata will use her share of the loan to buy dried fish in large quantities to resell in Kabala town.

In this group: Fatmata, Hawa , Adama, Mohamed , Mariama



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