A loan of $600 helped a member to buy more cloths and building materials to add to his current stock.


Blessing Iii 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 “Blessing III” 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.

Safea is the featured leader of this group. Safea is 49-year-old, he is married with 2 children – 1 in primary school and 1 in secondary school. Safea sells cloths and building materials. He has been a businessman for 12 years now. He has requested this loan in order to expand his business inventory. He will use this loan to buy more cloths and building materials to add to his current stock.

In this group: Kumba , Yei , Safea , Hannah , Kumba
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