A loan of $925 helped a member to buy fish at wholesale.

Dry Fish Seller Association Group's story

Meet the members of the “Dry Fish Association” group from Kenema, a city in Eastern Sierra Leone. They are all local entrepreneurs who have come to SMT, a Kiva partner, to apply for a loan of 800,000.00 Sierra Leonean Leones 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.

Mariama is the leader of this group. The 30-year-old is married to a trader and the couple have three children attending primary and secondary schools. Mariama has been a businesswoman for many years now, and she sells fish. With her share of this loan, she will buy fish at wholesale to add to her current ones.

In this group: Mariama , Isata, Fatmata , Wuyah V., Messie

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