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Total loan: $575
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Fight Against Shame Group

Sierra Leone
Lunsar, Sierra Leone / Clothing Sales

A loan of $575 helped a member to buy both men's and women’s clothes in bulk to add to her business inventory.


Fight Against Shame 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 “Fight against Shame” group. They are small-scale businesswomen based in Lunsar, northern Sierra Leone. They are requesting a loan of SLL 500,000 for each member to improve on the size and quality of their respective businesses.

Isatu is the leader of this group. Isatu was born in Port Loko, northern Sierra Leone. A widow, Isatu has six children – one in primary school, two in secondary school, one in college and the others are no longer attending schools.

Isatu sells clothes for both men and women. She has been in this business for 10 years now. With the help of this loan, Isatu is going to buy both men's and women’s clothes in bulk to add to her business.

In this group: Isatu , Haja, Zainab, Kadiatu , Mariatu
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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: July 18, 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: July 18, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International