A loan of $600 helped a member to buy a large quantity of fish to add to her current stock.


Sorbeh Group Ii'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 Sorbeh Group. The members are small-scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to apply for a loan of SLL 2,500,000 in order to invest in their respective businesses.

Mariatu is the featured leader of this group. She is 32 years old. She is married with three children, two of whom are attending primary and secondary schools. Mariatu sells fish and has been in this this business for 10 years now. She has requested this loan in order to buy a large quantity of fish to add to her current stock.

In this group: Mariatu , Kadijah , Kadiatu , Sento , Zainab
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