A loan of $600 helped a member to buy shoes, slippers, clothes, etc for sale.

Faith In Action Group Ii's story

In the photo are the members of the Faith In Action II Group. They are small-scale businesswomen based in Kono, a town in eastern Sierra Leone. This is the first loan these entrepreneurs are accessing from SMT/Kiva. With this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more profit and consequently improve their standard of living.

The leader of this group is Febian. She is 33 years old and she was born in Kamara. She lives with her husband, a company clerk, and has four children, all of whom attend school. For five years now, Febian has been selling shoes, slippers, and clothes. With this loan, Febian and the other group members will buy these items wholesale to add to their businesses. Please note: the loan officer is also pictured (second from the right).

In this group: Febian, Baby, Isata, Nasu
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Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details