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


Legroma Association Group's story

In the photo are members of the “Legroma Association” group. They are small scale businesswomen based in Koidu, a city in eastern Sierra Leone. This is the first loan these entrepreneurs are accessing from SMT/Kiva lenders. With this loan they will be able to expand their respective businesses, make more profit, and consequently improve their standard of living.

The featured leader of this group is Aminata. Aminata is age 42. She was born in Kailahun town but is currently residing in Koidu. Aminata is a widow with 3 children who are attending primary and secondary schools. For 3 years now, Aminata has been selling market food – tomatoes, etc. With this loan, she is going to buy a larger quantity of tomatoes, etc. to add to her current stock.

In this group: Aminata , Maseray , Jassah , Tedankay , Aminata



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