A loan of $1,175 helped to buy palm oil, onions, margi, pepper, etc. at wholesale to increase her stock.


Memuna's story

Pictured here is Memuna. Born in 1970, in Kono, Eastern Sierra Leone, Memuna is married to a guest house staffer. The couple has three children who attend secondary and tertiary institutions. For 20 years, Memuna has been a businesswoman. Currently, she sells market food: palm oil, onions, margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), pepper, etc.. She is seeking a loan of 5,000,000 Sierra Leonean Leones (SLL) from SMT/Kiva lenders in order to further expand her business. With this loan, she will buy the above mentioned items at wholesale to add to her existing stock.



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