A loan of $600 helped a member to buy cooking ingredients like rice, fish, tomatoes, onions, peppers and more in large quantities in order to stop buying these items at retail price.


Muloma Social Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, in northern Sierra Leone is very pleased to present to you members of the Muloma Social Group. These are small scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to apply for a loan of SLL 500,000 for each in order to invest in their respective businesses. Battu is the featured leader of this group. Battu is 35 years old. She is married with four children, three in primary school and one not of school-going age. Battu sells cooked rice with delicious sauces. With the help of this loan, Batta will invest in her business by buying cooking ingredients like rice, fish, tomatoes, onions, peppers and more in large quantities, in order to stop buying these items at retail price.

In this group: Battu , Jabu , Massah , Jenneh , Aminata
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