A loan of $600 helped a member to buy a large quantity of medicines to add to her current ones.


Sorbeh Iii Group's story

Meet the members of the “Sorbeh III” group from Lunsar, a town in northern Sierra Leone. They are all local entrepreneurs who have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org, to apply for a loan of 500,000 Sierra Leonean Leones (SLL) for each. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve their living conditions.

Zainab is the leader of this group. The 45-year-old woman is married and has two children attending primary and secondary schools. Zainab has been a businesswoman for 25 years now. Currently, she sells medicines. With her share of this loan, she will buy a large quantity of medicines to add to her current ones.

(Also included in the right of the photo is loan officer Rosaline handing over the loan to the borrowers.)

In this group: Zainabu A., Kadiatu , Ya Yeabu, Mbalu, Marie



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