A loan of $1,400 helped a member to buy a wide variety of clothes and in larger quantity to add to her current ones.


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Zainab is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Zainab was born in Magburaka town, 27 years ago. She is married to a police officer and the couple has 4 children, 3 of whom are in primary and tertiary institutions. For many years now, Zainab has been selling ready-to-wear-clothes. She and her group members have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org base in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone to request for a loan of 1,200,000 Sierra Leonean Leones for each in order to expand on the sizes and qualities of their respective business. With a lot of inventories in, their business will attract many customers, sales will improve and profit margin will also increase. Consequently, they are being empowered to better look after themselves and children. Zainab is going to use her share of this loan to buy a wide variety of clothes and in larger quantity to add to her current ones.

In this group: Zainab, Isatu, Salamatu, Mariatu, Yainkain



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