A loan of $1,150 helped to buy pans/dishes, coolers, glass cups, glass plates, spoons in bulk to add to her business.


Aminata's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone is very pleases to present to you Aminata, a small scale entrepreneur who has come to SMT/Kiva lenders for a loan of 5,000,000.00 SLL in order to invest in her business.

Aminata sells pans/dishes, coolers, glass cups, glass plates, spoons, etc. She has been a businesswoman for fifteen years now. A wife and a mother of three children who attend primary and secondary schools, the thirty-two-year-old was born in Sanda, near Makeni city, but now lives and sells in Makeni.

Aminata has requested this loan in order to buy the above mentioned items in bulk to add to her business.



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