A loan of $950 helped a member to buy working materials in large quantity in order to produce a larger quantity of mattresses for sale.


True Go Lass 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 “True Go Lass” group. These are small-scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to seek a loan of 800,000 SLL for each in order to invest in their businesses.

Abdul is the leader of this group. The 38-year-old is a native of Makeni. He is married with three children attending primary school. His wife is a businesswoman, too. Abdul makes and sells mattresses. He has been a professional dealer in locally made mattresses for five years now. With the help of this loan, Abdul is going to buy working materials in large quantity in order to produce a larger quantity of mattresses for sale.

In this group: Abdul Amid, Fatmata, Mamusu, Kadiatu, Mariatu
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