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Total loan: $625
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Laneh Kuru Group

Sierra Leone
Makeni, Sierra Leone / Home Products Sales

A loan of $625 helped a member to buy more boxes of tobacco, palm-oil, and pepper.


Laneh Kuru Group's story

This group is called Laneh Kuru (Believe In God in Temne). Its members include Mohammed K. (the group leader), who sells tobacco; Isatu B., who sells clothes; Kadiatu M., who sells palm-oil and pepper (condiments); and Yeadu S..

These people are soliciting a loan of Le 1,800,000.00. This can help them a lot by allowing them to increase the size of their businesses with additional boxes of tobacco, palm-oi,l and pepper. Laneh Kuru's leader, Mohammed, is now 53. He was born in Sanda Loko, about 30 miles north of Makeni. He came to Makeni many years ago with his wife, who also sells groceries, because it is more populated and good for business. He has been in the tobacco business for over 20 years now and has 8 children.

In this group: Mohammed, Isatu, Kadiatu, Yeabu
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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: August 3, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: August 3, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International