A loan of $925 helped to buy flour, sugars, yeast and other baking materials in bulk in order to bake a larger quantity of breads and cakes for sale.


Mohamed's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you Mohamed, a small-scale entrepreneur who has come to SMT/Kiva lenders to seek a loan of 4,000,000 Sierra Leonean Leones in order to invest in his businesses.

Mohamed bakes and sells breads and cakes. He has been a professional baker and bread/cakes sellers for 10 years now. A husband and a father of four children attending secondary and tertiary institutions, the 53-year-old man was born in Tonkolili district but now lives and sells in Kabala town.

Mohamed has requested this loan in order to buy flour, sugars, yeast and other baking materials in bulk in order to bake a larger quantity of breads and cakes for sale.



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