A loan of $600 helped a member to buy rice, palm oil, margi, salt, pepper, etc. in bulk to add to her current stock.


Flavour Group's story

Mamie is the featured leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Mamie was born in Kailahun town 30 years ago. She is single with one child who is attending primary school. Mamie has been a businesswoman for two years now. She sells market food like rice, palm oil (the country's most popular cooking oil), margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, pepper, etc. This is the first loan that Mamie and her group members have applied for from SMT/Kiva lenders. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their respective businesses, make more sales and consequently, improve their living conditions. Mamie will use her share of the loan (SLL 500,000) to buy rice, palm oil, margi, salt, pepper, etc. in bulk to add to her current stock.

In this group: Mamie , Zainab , Fudia , Assiatu , Mabinty
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