A loan of $950 helped a member to buy a large quantity of ready-to-wear clothing to add to his current stock.


Kalamereh Ii Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you members of the "Kalamereh II" group. These are small scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to seek a loan of 4,000,000 Sierra Leonean Leones (SLL) for the entire group in order to invest in their respective businesses.

Adikalie is the leader of this group. Adikalie is 42 years old, married, and has nine children: three are in primary school, five are in secondary school, and the last is not of school-going age. Adikalie sells ready-to-wear clothing and second-hand bags. He has been doing business for 15 years now. With the help of this loan, Adikalie will invest in his business by buying a large quantity of ready-to-wear clothing to add to his current stock.

In this group: Adikalie, Isatu , Fatmata, Fanta
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