A loan of $750 helped a member to buy palm oil and rice at wholesale.


Believe In God Group's story

Koloneh (who is pictured on the right) is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Born in the village of Rowalla, Koloneh is approximately 45 years of age. She is married to a businessman and the couple has five grown-up children. For over 12 years now, Koloneh has been selling palm oil (the most popular cooking oil), rice, etc. Koloneh and her group members have applied for a loan of 800,000.00 SLL for each from SMT/Kiva lenders. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve their living conditions. Koloneh will use her share of the loan to expand her business. She will buy palm oil and rice at wholesale to add to her business.

In this group: Koloneh, Hawanatu, Zainab, Mamusu
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