A loan of $575 helped a member to buy a large quantity and variety of slippers/flip-flops to add to her current stock.


Trader's Union Group's story

Memunatu is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. She was born in Makeni city in northern Sierra Leone 25 years ago. Memunatu is married to a trader and the couple have two children who attend primary and secondary schools. For the past five years, Memunatu has been selling slippers/flip-flops.

This is the first loan that Memunatu and her group members have applied for from SMT/Kiva lenders. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently improve their living conditions.

Memunatu will use her share of the loan (500,000 Sierra Leonean leones) to expand her business: she will buy a large quantity and variety of slippers/flip-flops to add to her current stock.

In this group: Salay , Lansana, Jariatu, Memunatu, Pa Issa
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