A loan of $600 helped a member to buy gallons of palm-oil, to add to her current stock.


Surprise Group's story

Kadiatu is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Kadiatu was born in Koidu city, in eastern Sierra Leone, 39 years ago. She is married to a trader, and the couple has four children, who are attending schools. For eight years, Kadiatu has been selling palm-oil (the most popular cooking oil), among other items.

This is the first loan that Kadiatu and her group members have applied for, from SMT/Kiva lenders. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their respective businesses, make more sales, and consequently improve their living conditions. Kadiatu will use her share of the loan to buy gallons of palm-oil to add to her current stock.

In this group: Abibatu , Hawa , Hawah , Mbalu , Kadiatu



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