A loan of $750 helped a member to buy rice, pepper, ground nuts, etc., in bulk to sell.

Allah Walie Group's story

In the photo are members of the “Allah Walie” group. They are small scale businessmen based in Kabala, a town in northern Sierra Leone. This is the first loan these entrepreneurs are accessing from Kiva lenders. With this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more profit and consequently improve on their standard of living.

The featured leader of this group is Mohamed. Mohamed is age 50; he was born in Kabala town where he is currently residing together with his wife and 6 children who are attending primary and secondary schools. Mohamed has been a businessman for 12 years now; he combines both commercial motor driving and the selling of local produces like rice, pepper, groundnuts, etc. With the help of this loan Mohamed is going to buy rice, pepper, ground nuts, etc., in bulk, to sell.

In this group: Mohamed, Sorie

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