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Total loan: $700
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Salamatu

Sierra Leone
Kenema, Sierra Leone / Cloth & Dressmaking Supplies

A loan of $700 helped to buy more cloth for her shop.


Salamatu's story

This is 28-year-old Salamatu. She is married and has one child aged eight. In 2005, Salamatu established her clothing business. She began her business just to empower herself. Her business is located in the heart of town and her main customers are both men and woman. Working 7 days a week and 11 hours a day, she earns about SLL 300,000 every month from this business.

She would like a loan in the amount of SLL 3,000,000. Salamatu has already received and successfully repaid one loan, and now requires a new loan in order to buy SLL 1,500,000 of waxed cotton and SLL 1,500,000 of local cotton. She hopes that this loan will enable her to start traveling to Guinea for business.

In the future, Salamatu plans to move from her current location to a more attractive one and she also plans to secure a plot of land. She appreciates the gesture she is receiving from Kiva. She thanks you for your support.



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: April 19, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Association for Rural Development (ARD)

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: April 19, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Association for Rural Development (ARD)