A loan of $600 helped a member to buy more used clothes to sell.


We Go Make Am Group's story

In the photo are members of the “We Go Make Am” group. They are small-scale businesswomen based in Koidu, a city in Eastern Sierra Leone. This is the first loan these entrepreneurs are accessing from SMT/Kiva lenders. With this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more profit and consequently improve their standard of living.

The leader of this group is Sylvester. Sylvester is 28 years old. He was born in Manjama, in Eastern Sierra Leone. He is married to a trader and the couple has two children who are not of school-going age. Sylvester sells used clothes and has been doing this business for four years now. With the help of this loan, he is going to buy more used clothes to add to his business.

(Also included in the photo is Edmond A. Ndoinjeh in the white shirt, handing over the loan to the borrowers)

In this group: Sylvester M., Fatu, Kai, Isata , Isha



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