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Total loan: $700
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Ruth


A loan of $700 helped to buy large quantities of cosmetics and jewelries to add to her business.


Ruth's story

Pictured here is Ruth, a small-scale businesswoman in the eastern city of Koidu. A native of Kono, Ruth is 27 year old. She is single and has four children – two in primary school and two in secondary.

Ruth has been a businesswoman for many years now. She sells cosmetics and jewelry, etc. She has come to SMT, a partner of Kiva based in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone to apply for a loan of SLL 3,000,000. With the help of this loan, she is going to buy large quantities of cosmetics and jewelries to add to her business.



Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: September 21, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: September 21, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International