A loan of $600 helped a member to buy crates of soft drinks, etc. to add to her current stock.

Hope To God-Ii Group's story

These are small scale businesswomen in Lunsar, a town in northern Sierra Leone. They have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org to seek a loan of 500,000.00 Sierra Leonean Leones (SLL) for each to be able to expand their businesses. With a loan of 500,000.00 SLL, they will be able to add more stocks in their businesses, make more sales, and make more profit. Consequently, they will be able to improve their standard of living by sending their children to school, feed and clothe them.

Aminata is the leader of this group. She was born in a place call Mamusa, in southern Sierra Leone. She is forty-five years of age. Aminata is married and has five children. Her husband is an NGO worker and her children are attending primary, secondary and tertiary institutions.

Aminata sells cold drinks. She has been doing this business for many years now. With her share of the loan, she will expand her business by buying crates of soft drinks, etc. to add to her current stock.

In this group: Sallay, Abie, Mariatu, Aminata, Mariatu

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