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Total loan: $575
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Unity Women Group

Sierra Leone
Lunsar, Sierra Leone / Food Market

A loan of $575 helped a member to buy gallons of palm oil to add to her business.


Unity Women Group's story

These are the members of the “Unity Women” group. They are small-scale businesswomen in Lunsar, a town in northern Sierra Leone. This will be their first loan from SMT/Kiva lenders. With the help of this loan, these entrepreneurs will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and profit from their hard work.

Adama is the leader of this group. Adama was born in the village of Mamusa. She is 50 years old and married with 3 children. Adama sells palm oil and soaps. With the help of this loan, she is going to buy more gallons of palm oil to grow her business.

In this group: Adama, Isatu, Salamatu B., Memuna, Haja B.
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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