A loan of $975 helped a member to buy CDs, VCDs, DVDs and audio cassettes at wholesale.


The Truth Group's story

Meet members of “The Truth” group from Makeni, a city in northern Sierra Leone. They are all local entrepreneurs who have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org, to apply for a loan of SLL 1,400,000 for each. With the help of this loan, they will be able to further expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve their living conditions. Anjay A. is the leader of this group. The 45-year-old is married and has six children. Three of the children are in primary school and three are in secondary school. Anjay sells CDs, VCDs, DVDs and audio cassettes. He has been running this type of business for many years now. With his share of this loan, Anjay will buy the above-mentioned items at wholesale to add to his business.

In this group: Anjay A., Neneh , Fatmata A.
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