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Total loan: $375
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United Stars Group

Sierra Leone
Kabala, Sierra Leone / Construction Supplies

A loan of $375 helped a member to buy iron rods, cement, paints, and soft drinks in large quantity to add to his business inventory.


United Stars Group's story

Meet members of the “United Stars” group from Kabala, a town in northern Sierra Leone. These local entrepreneurs have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva, to apply for a loan of SLL 1,600,000.00. With the help of this loan they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve their living conditions.

Babar B.. the 50-year-old leader of this group, is married to a housewife and they have two children. Babar has been a businessman for six years now; he sells iron rods, cements, paints, and soft drinks. For his portion of the loan, Babar has requested SLL 1,000,000 in order to buy the above-mentioned items in large quantity to add to his business inventory.

In this group: Babar , Alhaji Bockarie
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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: March 9, 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 9, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International