A loan of $1,100 helped a member to buy more goods to further strengthen their businesses.


Tasuthekeh Group's story

These are Sallay K., Marie L., Yeabu K., and Mohamed J.. They are business people in Magburaka town, selling different items. Sally is the group's leader and sells cottons and shoes. She travels as far as neighboring Guinea to buy the goods she sells. Sally is 38 and a widow with four children. She has been in her business for the past ten years. Previous loans have helped Sally a lot. Her business has grown both in size and quality. She is expecting this loan to further enlarge her business.



Marie sells palm-oil and Yeabu sells market food in a small stall on her veranda. Mohammed J. sells firewood and local produces. This will be their third loan from Kiva through SMT. Previous loans made great impacts in their lives. Their business capital increases to a new height each time they get a loan from SMT. They are seeking another loan to keep strengthening their businesses and livelihoods. They are requesting a loan of Le 3,200,000.00. With this loan, they will be able to buy more goods to add to their businesses.

In this group: Sallay, Marie, Yeabu, Mohamed



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