A loan of $675 helped a member to buy palm-oil, rice, pepper, onions, margi, etc. at wholesale to add to her current inventory.


Sorry For We Group's story

Sento is the featured leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Sento was born in Sanda Loko village, in northern Sierra Leone, 39 years ago. She is married to a trader and the couple has 5 children, 4 of whom are attending primary and secondary schools. For many years now, Sento has been selling market-food – palm-oil (the country’s most popular cooking oil), rice, pepper, onions, margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), etc.

This is the first loan that Sento and her group members have applied for from SMT and Kiva lenders. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their respective businesses, make more sales and consequently improve on their living conditions. Sento will use her share of the loan (SLL 1,200,000) to expand her business; she will buy palm-oil, rice, pepper, onions, margi, etc. at wholesale to add to her current inventory.

In this group: Sento , Adama , Imma , Hawa



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