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Total loan: $600
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One Way Group

Sierra Leone
Koidu/Kono, Sierra Leone / Food Market

A loan of $600 helped a member to buy palm oil, onions, margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, pepper, fish, etc. in bulk to add to her current stock.


One Way Group's story

Kumba is the featured leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Kumba was born in the city of Koidu 37 years ago. She is married to a motor-mechanic. Kumba sells market food – palm oil, onions, margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, pepper, fish, etc. She has been doing this business for three years now.

With the help of this loan, Kumba and her group members will be able to expand their respective businesses, increase their sales and consequently improve their living conditions. Kumba will use her share of the loan (SLL 500,000) to buy palm oil, onions, margi, salt, pepper, fish, etc. in bulk to add to her current stock.

In this group: Hawa , Hannah , Adama , Kumba , Sia
*not pictured



Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: May 14, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: May 14, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International