A loan of $1,125 helped to buy 20 crates of soft drinks, beer, and stout, and to buy 15 pairs of dishes for sale.


Hassan's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, a city in northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you Hassan, a small-scale entrepreneur from Matotoka, a village in northern Sierra Leone. A native of Matotoka village, the 47-year-old is married to a trader and the couple has 6 children – 2 in primary school and 2 in secondary school. Hassan sells market food and drinks. He has been a businessman for over 5 years now. Hassan has requested this loan in order to buy 20 crates of soft drinks, beer, and stout. He will also use part of the loan to buy 15 pairs of dishes for sale.



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