A loan of $700 helped a member to buy palm oil, fish, rice, salt, vegetables, etc. in large quantities to add to her business stock.


Matanyaroh Ii Group's story

Nbalu is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Nbalu was born in northern Sierra Leone 35 years ago. She is married to a businessman and the couple has five children. For 20 years now, Nbalu has been selling market food: palm oil (the most popular cooking oil), fish, rice, salt, vegetables, etc.

Together, Nbalu and her group members are seeking a loan of 1,500,000 Sierra Leonean Leone (SLL) from Kiva lenders. With the help of this loan, they will be able to further expand their respective businesses, make more sales and profit, and consequently improve their living conditions.

With her share of the loan, Nbalu is going to buy the above-mentioned foodstuffs in large quantities to add to her business stock.

In this group: Nbalu, Amara



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