A loan of $650 helped a member to buy more clothes and fabrics to add to her current stock.


Senaval Group's story

Please meet the members of the Senaval Group from Koidu, a city in eastern Sierra Leone. They are all local entrepreneurs who have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org, to apply for a loan of SLL 2,800,000 for the group. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, increase their sales and, consequently, improve their living conditions.

Kadiatu is the leader of this group. This 42-year-old is married to a contractor, and they have three children. Kadiatu has been a businesswoman for 13 years. She sells clothes, including jeans. She also sells cloth of various kinds.

Though Kadiatu is financially constrained, she has managed to support her children in their academic pursuits. With her share of this loan, she is going to buy more clothes and fabrics to add to her current stock.

In this group: Kadiatu , Fatu , Gbassay , Rugiatu , Aminata



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