A loan of $475 helped a member to buy palm oil, onions, margi, salt, pepper, fish, tomatoes, etc. in bulk to add to her current stock.


Quadondoya Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone is very pleased to present to you members of the “Quadondoya” group. These are small-scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to apply for a loan of 400,000.00 Sierra Leonean Leones for each in order to invest in their respective businesses.

Yei is the featured leader of this group. Yei is 46 years old, and she is married with 4 children. Her husband is a diamond miner, and 3 of her children are attending primary school and 1 is in college. Yei sells food at a market – palm oil (the most popular cooking oil), onions, margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, pepper, fish, tomatoes, etc. With her share of this loan, she is going to buy palm oil, onions, margi, salt, pepper, fish, tomatoes, etc. in bulk to add to her current stock.

In this group: Yei , Mary , Roda , Hawa , Sia



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