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Total loan: $925
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God Is Bless Group

Sierra Leone
Makeni, Sierra Leone / Food Market

A loan of $925 helped a member to buy margi, oil, onions, sugar, fish, etc. in bulk to add to her business.


God Is Bless Group's story

Adama is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Adama was born in a village called Sanda, in northern Sierra Leone, about 25 years ago. She is married to a trader and the couple has three children. Two are in primary school and one is not of school-going age. For many years now, Adama has been selling market food – margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), oil, onions, sugar, fish, and so on. This is the second loan that Adama and her group members have applied for from SMT and Kiva lenders. With the help of this loan, they will be able to further expand their businesses, make more sales, and consequently improve their living conditions. Adama will use her share of the loan (800,000 SLL) to expand her business; she will buy the above mentioned items in bulk to add to her business.

In this group: Adama, Aminata , Fatmata V., Hawa , Adamassay
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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: September 19, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: September 19, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International