A loan of $700 helped a member to buy bags of flour, yeast, sugar, etc., in order to bake a larger quantity of breads for sale.


Baker's Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone is very pleased to present to you members of the “Baker’s” group. These are small scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to seek a loan of SLL 1,000,000.00 for each borrower, in order to invest in their businesses.

David is the leader of this group. David is 48 years old and married with five children – two in primary school and three in secondary schools. For 20 years, David has been a businessman/baker. With the help of this loan, David is going to buy bags of flour, yeast, sugar, etc., in order to bake a larger quantity of breads for sale.

In this group: David, Adama, Mabinty
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