A loan of $1,100 helped to buy sugar, milk, butter, mayonnaise, etc. and rice in bulk to add to her current stock.


Aminata's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org based in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone is very pleased to present to you Aminata, a small-scale entrepreneur from Matotoka, a village in northern Sierra Leone. A native of Matotoka village, near Magburaka, Aminata is 36 years old. She is married with three children – one in primary school, one in secondary school and the other is not of school-going age.

Aminata sells provisions – sugar, milk, butter, mayonnaise, etc. and rice. She has been a businesswoman for over five years now. She has requested this loan in order to expand her business by buying the above-mentioned items in bulk to add to her current stock.



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