A loan of $475 helped a member to buy a large quantity of rice to resell.


Faithful Servant Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you the members of Faithful Group. These are small-scale entrepreneurs, who have come to SMT and Kiva lenders to apply for a loan of SLL 500,000 for each, which they will invest in their respective businesses.

Baindu is the featured leader of this group. Baindu is a 35-year-old, married woman who has four children – two in primary school and two in secondary school. Baindu sells rice and has been a businesswoman for many years, now. With her share of this loan, she is going to buy a large quantity of rice to resell.

In this group: Baindu , Aminata , Mariama , Nancy
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