A loan of $575 helped a member to buy rice, soap, charcoal, fire-wood, etc. in bulk.


Courage Group's story

Aminata is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. She was born in Kenema city 35 years ago. She is married to a businessman and the couple has one child who is attending secondary school.

For two years now, Aminata has been selling rice, soap, charcoal, fire-wood, etc. This is the first loan that she and her group members have applied for from SMT/Kiva lenders. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve on their living conditions.

Aminata will use her share of the loan (SLL 500,000) to expand her business; she will buy the above mentioned items in bulk to add to her current stock of goods.

In this group: Aminata, Kadiatu , Fatmata , Matta, Hawa



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