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Total loan: $750
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The United Group

Sierra Leone
Koidu/Kono, Sierra Leone / Paper Sales

A loan of $750 helped a member to buy a wide variety of stationery to add to his business.


The United Group's story

Amidu is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Amidu was born in Tonkolili, in Northern Sierra Leone. He is 36 years of age. He is married to a businesswoman and the couple has 1 child, attending primary school. For 19 years now, Amidu has been selling stationery.

Amidu and his group members have applied for a loan of 800,000 SLL for each in the group to enable them expand their respective businesses, make more sales and consequently improve on their living conditions. Amidu will use his share of the loan (800,000 SLL) to expand his business by buying a wide variety of stationery to add to his business. (Also included in the right of the photo is loan officer Edward, handing over the loan to the borrowers.)

In this group: Issa G. , Mohamed , Ibrahim S. , Amidu
*not pictured



Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: August 23, 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: August 23, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International