A loan of $1,525 helped a member to buy a large quantity of clothes to add to his current stock.


Ol-Tite Group's story

In the photo are members of the Ol-Tite group. They are small scale business-people based in Makeni, a city in northern Sierra Leone. They are requesting a loan of 2,200,000.00 Sierra Leonean Leones (SLL) for each of them from SMT/Kiva lenders. With this loan, they will be able to expand their respective businesses, make more profits and consequently improve their standard of living.

The featured leader of this group is Mustapha. Mustapha is 36-years-old. He was born in Yeli, in northern Sierra Leone. He is married to a trader and the couple has 3 children, who are attending primary and secondary schools. Mustapha sells clothes, such as jeans. He has been a businessman for twenty years now. With his share of this loan, he is going to buy a large quantity of clothes to add to his current stock.

In this group: Mustapha , Unisa , Mary



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