A loan of $2,075 helped to buy a large quantity of cosmetics and cooking pots to add to his current stock.


Ibrahim's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you Ibrahim. Born in Tonkolili district, 43-year-old Ibrahim has been a businessman for quite a number of years now. He sells cosmetics and cooking pots. He has been a businessman for many years now. He is a small-scale entrepreneur who has come to SMT/Kiva lenders to apply for a loan of 9,000,000.00 Sierra Leonean Leones (SLL) in order to invest in his businesses. He has requested this loan in order to buy a large quantity of cosmetics and cooking pots to add to his current stock. This is not the first loan that Ibrahim has received from Kiva lenders. With the help of previous Kiva loans, he is able to educate his children and expand his business. Ibrahim’s greatest desire is to become a very big businessman.



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