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Total loan: $1,175
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Sia Hawa


A loan of $1,175 helped to buy additional jewelry items to add to her existing stock.


Sia Hawa's story

Sia, age 35, earns an income by selling jewelry. She was born in the village of Tumbodu. Sia and her husband have one child. Her husband is a trader and her child is attending primary school. Sia has been engaged in her business for the past 13 years.

She has requested a loan of in the amount of 5,000,000 Sierra Leonean Leones (SLL) for the first time from SMT and Kiva lenders in order to further expand her business. With this loan, she will buy additional jewelry items to add to her existing stock.



Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: February 17, 2012
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: February 17, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International