A loan of $925 helped a member to buy a large quantity of fish to add to her current stock.


Sorbeh Group Ii's story

Mariatu is the featured leader of this group of entrepreneurs. Mariatu was born in Kono 32 years ago. She is married to a diamond miner and the couple has four children who are attending primary and secondary schools.

Mariatu has been selling fish and has been a businesswoman for ten years. Mariatu and her group members have applied for a loan of 800,000 Sierra Leonean Leones (SLL) for each borrower from SMT/Kiva lenders. With the help of this loan, they will be able to expand their individual businesses, make more sales and consequently improve their living conditions. Mariatu will use her share of the loan to expand her business; she will buy a large quantity of fish to add to her current stock.

In this group: Mariatu , Kadijah , Kadiatu , Sento , Zainab



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