A loan of $600 helped a member to buy a large quantity of slippers/flippers to add to her current inventory.


Women With Faith Group's story

Meet the members of the “Women with Faith” group from Waterloo, a town in northern Sierra Leone. They are all local entrepreneurs who have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva, to apply for a loan of SLL 500,000 for each member of the group. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their businesses, make more sales, and consequently improve their living conditions.

Isatu is the featured leader of this group. The 43-year-old is a widow with 2 children. She has been a businesswoman for many years now, and she sells slippers. With her share of this loan, she will buy a large quantity of slippers/flippers to add to her current inventory.

In this group: Isatu , Yabom , Mabinty , Kadiatu , Abdulai



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