A loan of $800 helped a member buy a large quantity of cloth/clothes to add to her current stock.


Peace And Unity Group's story

Meet the members of the “Peace and Unity” group from Koidu, a city in eastern Sierra Leone. They are all local entrepreneurs who have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva, to apply for a loan of 3,400,000 SLL for the entire team. With the help of this loan they will be able to expand their respective businesses, make more sales and consequently improve their living conditions. Haja is the featured leader of this group. The 30-year-old is married to a miner and they have 4 children. Haja has been a businesswoman for 7 years now, she sells cloth/clothes and has been running this business for 7 years. With her share of this loan, she will buy a large quantity of cloth/clothes to add to her current stock.

In this group: Haja , Aminata , Cecilia , Fatmata , Aminata
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