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Total loan: $575
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Jounx Sellers Group

Sierra Leone
Kenema, Sierra Leone / Shoe Sales

A loan of $575 helped a member to buy different kinds of shoes, in large quantities, to add to his business.


Jounx Sellers Group's story

Meet with members of the “Jounx Sellers” group from Kenema, a city in eastern Sierra Leone. They are all local entrepreneurs who have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva, to apply for a loan of SLL 500,000 for each. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve on their living conditions.

Ibrahim is the leader of this group. The 29-year-old is married to a housewife and they have a baby. Ibrahim has been a businessman for 6 years now. He sells shoes. With his share of this loan, he will buy different kinds of shoes, in large quantities, to add to his business.

In this group: Ibrahim, Abdul, Ishmeal, Santigie, Juldeh
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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: May 20, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: May 20, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International