A loan of $475 helped to buy palm oil, margi, salt, pepper, etc. at wholesale to add to her current stock.


Asnatu's story

Asnatu, 42, was born in a village called Affair but now lives in Kabala, a town in Northern Sierra Leone, with her husband and four children. Asnatu has been in business for 10 years selling market food such as palm-oil (the most popular cooking oil), margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, pepper, etc.

Asnatu has requested a loan of 2,000,000.00 Sierra Leonean Leones from Kiva field partner, Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), in order to expand her business. She will use the loan to buy palm oil, margi, salt, pepper, etc. at wholesale to add to her current stock. In this way, her business will improve both in size and quality, attracting many customers.



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