A loan of $575 helped a member to buy dozens of slippers to add to his business.


Na God The Gee Group's story

In the photo are members of the “Na God the Gee” 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 Ibrahim. Ibrahim is age 25; he was born in Kenema city. Ibrahim is single with one child who is attending primary school. Ibrahim sells slippers/flip-flops for both men, women and children. He has been running this business for eight years now. With his share of this loan, he is going to buy dozens of slippers to add to his business.

In this group: Ibrahim, Abu Bakarra, Fatmata, Aminata , Hawa
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