A loan of $600 helped a member to buy tomatoes, etc. in bulk to add to her current stock.


Awareness Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you members of the “Awareness” group. These are small-scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to request a loan of SLL 500,000 for each, in order to invest in their respective businesses. Adenor is the featured leader of this group. Adenor is 48 years old and is married, with eight children who are attending primary, secondary and tertiary institutions. Adenor sells market food – tomatoes, etc. She has been a businesswoman for seven years now. With the help of this loan, Adenor will invest in her business by buying tomatoes, etc. in bulk to add to her current stock.

In this group: Adenor , Fatmata , Aminata , Finda , Isatu
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