A loan of $575 helped a member to buy dishes, plastic bowls, knives, cups, spoons, etc. and items in bulk.

Pan Sellers Group's story

Kadiatu (pictured on the left) is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Kadiatu was born in the village of Kafe, in northern Sierra Leone. She is approximately 52 years old. Married to a businessman, Kadiatu has three children – two in secondary school and one in college.

For 30 years now, Kadiatu has been selling dishes, plastic bowls, knives, cups, spoons, etc. This is not the first loan that Kadiatu and her group members have benefited from SMT/Kiva lenders. With the help of previous SMT/Kiva lenders loan, they have been able to expand their respective businesses, make better profit, and provide support to their children.

With this new loan, they are going to further expand their businesses. Kadiatu is going to use her share of the loan to buy the above mentioned items in bulk to add to her current items.

In this group: Kadiatu , Fatmata, Marie
*not pictured

Loan details

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Loan details