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Total loan: $475
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Akutay Fish Seller Group

Sierra Leone
Kenema, Sierra Leone / Fish Selling

A loan of $475 helped a member buy fish to resell.


Akutay Fish Seller Group's story

Fatty is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. She was born in Kenema City 29 years ago. She is married to a businessman and the couple has 2 children, 1 is attending primary school and the other is in secondary school. For many years now, Fatty has been selling fresh fish.

This is first loan that Fatty and her group members have applied for from SMT/Kiva lenders. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve on their living conditions. Fatty will use her share of the loan (SLL 500,000) to expand her business, she will buy cartons of fresh fish to add to her current stock.

In this group: Fatty , Massah, Haja, Fatmata
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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: July 24, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: July 24, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International