A loan of $600 helped a member to buy a large quantity of fish to add to her current stock.


Tanna Women 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 “Tanna Women” group. These are small-scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to request a loan of 500,000 leones each in order to invest in their respective businesses.

Hawa is the featured leader of this group. Hawa is 29 years old. She is married with two children – one in primary school and one in secondary school. Hawa sells fish. With the help of this loan, she will invest in her business by buying a large quantity of fish to add to her current stock.

In this group: Hawa , Mamie , Hawa , Jeneba , Aminata



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