A loan of $700 helped a member to buy a large quantity of slippers, or flip-flops, to add to her current stock.


Kuyeh Dondoya Group's story

Madona is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Madona was born in Kono district, in eastern Sierra Leone, about 33 years ago. She is married to an architect, and the couple has three children – two of them in primary school, and one in college. For many years, Madona has been selling slippers, or flip-flops.

This is the first loan that Madona and her group members have applied for, from SMT/Kiva lenders. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand the sizes and qualities of their respective businesses, make more sales, and consequently improve their living conditions. Madona will use her share of the loan to buy a large quantity of slippers, or flip-flops, to add to her current stock.

In this group: Bintu , Madona , Baikay , Doris , Fatmata , Tamba
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