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


Tamarneh Ii Group's story

Meet the members of the 'Tamarneh II' group from Koidu, a city in eastern Sierra Leone. They are all local entrepreneurs who have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org, to apply for a loan of SLL 500,000 for each. With the help of this loan they will be able to expand their respective businesses, increase their sales, and consequently improve their living conditions.

Aminata is the featured leader of this group. The 45 year old is married to a businessman. Aminata has been a businesswoman for seven years; she sells groundnuts/peanuts and soap.

With her share of this loan, she is going to a buy a large quantity of groundnuts and soap to add to her current stock.

In this group: Finda , Sundu , Hawa , Kadiatu , Aminata



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