A loan of $1,175 helped to buy cement, iron, corrugated zinc, chairs, etc., to add to her business.

Fatmata's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you Fatmata, a small-scale entrepreneur who has come to SMT/Kiva lenders to request a loan of 5,000,000 SLL (Sierra Leone leones) in order to invest in her business.

Fatmata sells building materials, chairs, etc. She has been in business for 31 years now in the city of Koidu, in eastern Sierra Leone. Fatmata is a wife and a mother of four children; three of her children are attending primary and secondary schools.

Fatmata has requested this loan in order to add more inventory into her business. She will use this loan to buy building materials and chairs in bulk to add to her current stock.

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