A loan of $925 helped a member to buy market food like palm oil, onion, pepper, salt, fish, etc. in bulk to add to her stall.


Women In Action 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 “Women in Action” group. These are small-scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to seek a loan of 800,000.00 Sierra Leonean Leones (SLL) for each in order to invest in their respective businesses.

Aminata is the leader of this group. Aminata is thirty four years old, married with four children, three of whom are attending primary and secondary schools. Aminata sells market food like palm oil, onion, pepper, salt, fish, etc. She has been a businesswoman for ten years now. With the help of this loan, Aminata will invest in her business by buying the above mentioned items in bulk to add to her stall.

In this group: Aminata , Fatmata , Kadiatu , Aminata , Ramatu



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