A loan of $1,175 helped to buy bulk onions, salt, palm-oil, and other items.


Adama's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a Kiva partner in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you Adama, a small-scale entrepreneur who has come to SMT/Kiva lenders to seek for a loan of 5,000,000 SLL.

Adama sells grocery items such as rice, salt, palm-oil (the country’s most popular cooking oil), and other products. She has been doing this business for six years now. Forty-two year old Adama is a wife and a mother of four children – one in primary school, two in college and one adult. Adama has requested this loan to buy onions, salt, palm-oil, an other bulk items to add to her business.



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