A loan of $600 helped a member to buy palm-oil, onions, margi, salt, pepper, fish, etc. in larger quantities to add to her business.


Konomotomononah 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 “Konomotomononah” group. These are small scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to apply for a loan of SLL 500,000.00 for each in order to invest in their respective businesses.

Finda is the featured leader of this group. Finda is 49-year-old, she is married with 3 children – 2 in secondary school and 1 in college. Finda sells market-food – palm-oil (the country most popular cooking oil), onions, margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, pepper, fish, etc. She has been doing business for 9 years now. With the help of this loan, Finda will invest in her business by buying palm-oil, onions, margi, salt, pepper, fish, etc. in larger quantities to add to her business.

In this group: Finda R., Finda , Jeneba , Fatu , Sia F. Y.
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