A loan of $575 helped a member to buy margi, salt, pepper, dried fish, tomatoes, etc.


Na We Cam-Ii Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you members of the “Na We Cam II” group. They are small scale businesswomen based in Makeni. They are requesting a loan of 500,000 Sierra Leonean Leones (SLL) each to enable them to further improve on the size and quality of their respective businesses.

Pictured on the left is Emma who is the leader of this group. Emma was born in Makeni. Forty-five year old Emma is married to a trader and the couple has five children.

Emma sells market food – margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, pepper, dried fish, tomatoes, etc. and has been doing this business for many years now. With her share of the loan, she will expand her business by buying a larger quantity of market-food to add to her stall.

In this group: Emma, Fatmata, Safiatu , Hawa, Isatu



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