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Total loan: $600
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God Is Bless Group

Sierra Leone
Makeni, Sierra Leone / Food Market

A loan of $600 helped a member to buy gara lapper making materials like white cotton cloths, inks, caustic soda, powder, etc., in order to produce a large quantity of gara lappers for sale.


God Is Bless Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone is very pleases to present to you members of the “God Is Bless” group. These small scale entrepreneurs have come to SMT/Kiva lenders for the third time to seek a new loan of 500,000 Leones for each in order to further improve their respective businesses.

Fatmata is the featured leader of this group. Fatmata is 32 years old, married, and has 3 children – 2 in primary school and 1 in secondary school. Fatmata sells gara lappers (locally dyed clothes) and has been a businesswoman for 10 years now. With the help of this loan, Fatmata is going to buy gara lapper making materials like white cotton cloths, inks, caustic soda, powder, etc., in order to produce a large quantity of gara lappers for sale.

In this group: Adama, Aminata , Fatmata V., Hawa , Adamassay
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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: October 4, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: October 4, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International