A loan of $850 helped a member to purchase palm oil, peppers, onions, etc. in large quantities.


Kethegbeh Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present the members of the “Kathegbeh” group. These are three small-scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to seek a loan of 1,200,000 Leones for each in order to invest in their respective businesses.

Adama is the leader of this group. Adama is 40, married to a driver and has six children. Two of the children are in primary school and four in secondary school. Adama sells market food such as palm oil (the most popular cooking oil), pepper, onions, etc. She has been doing this for many years.

With the help of this loan, Adama will invest in her business by buying palm oil, pepper, onions, etc. in large quantity to add to her business.

In this group: Adama, Adama , Aminata



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