A loan of $950 helped a member to buy margi, salt, pepper, fish, etc. to add to her business.


Gbormuma Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva in Makeni, in northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you the members of the Gbormuma Group. These are small-scale entrepreneurs who have come to SMT/Kiva to apply for a loan of SLL 800,000 each in order to invest in their respective businesses. Jenneh is the featured leader of this group. Jenneh is 40 years old. She is married, with four children who are attending school. Jenneh sells market food – margi (used to give sauce a sweet taste), salt, pepper, fish, etc. She is going to use her share of this loan to buy margi, salt, pepper, fish, etc. to add to her business.

In this group: Jenneh , Mariama , Isatta , Hannah , Finda
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