A loan of $925 helped a member to buy a larger quantity of cassava to resell to customers.


Good People Group's story

Meet with members of the Good People Group from Kenema, a city in eastern Sierra Leone. They are all local entrepreneurs who have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org, to apply for a loan in the amount of SLL 800,000 for each. With the help of this loan they will be able to expand their respective businesses, make more sales and, consequently, improve their living conditions.

Jebbie is the featured leader of this group. The 35-year-old is married to a trader, and they have three children. She sells cassava. With her share of this loan, she will buy a larger quantity of cassava to add to her produce for sale.

In this group: Jebbie , Baby , Jenneh , Jebbie , Amie



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