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


God Is Great Group's story

Meet members of the “God Is Great” group from Waterloo, a small town near Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital city. 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, make more sales, and consequently improve their living conditions.

Emma is the featured leader of this group. The 30-year-old is married to a trader and they have one child who is attending primary school. Emma has been a businesswoman for five years now, she sells plastic bowls. With her share of this loan, she will buy a large quantity of plastic bowls to add to her current stock.

In this group: Emma , Ellen , Kadiatu , Isatu , Isatu
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