A loan of $575 helped a member to buy different kinds of shoes and clothing in large quantities.


Promise To Pay Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you members of the “Promise to Pay” group. These are small-scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva lenders for a loan of SLL 500,000 for each member to invest in their businesses.

Abubakarr is the leader of this group. Abubakarr is a 27-year-old man, married with one child who is not yet old enough for school. Abubakarr sells shoes and clothing and has been in this business for 10 years. With the help of this loan, Abubakarr will invest in his business by buying different kinds of shoes and clothing in large quantities to resell.

In this group: Fatmata, Adama, Mohamed M., Abubakarr, Isatu
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