A loan of $825 helped a member to buy belts, glasses, mobile phones, batteries, etc., on a wholesale basis to add to his current ones.


Ndanaiya Group's story

Meet the members of the “Ndanaiya” group from Koidu city, in eastern Sierra Leone. They are all local entrepreneurs who have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva, to apply for a loan of 700,000 Leones for each. With the help of this loan they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales and consequently, improve their living conditions.

Safea is the leader of this group. The 25-year-old is single with two children who are attending primary school. Safea has been a businessman for six years now. He sells belts, glasses, mobile phones, batteries, etc. With his share of this loan, he will buy the above-mentioned items on a wholesale basis to add to his current ones.

In this group: Safea , Finda , Finda , Komba , John



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