A loan of $5,700 helped a member to expand her tea shop.


Ciise Group's story

Saado is a 55-year-old businesswoman. She has 10 children whom their father died two years ago. She has a tea shop in Gabiley town which she started in 1994 when civil war broke out in Somaliland. Surprisingly, when she was starting the tea shop she had no money to start her small business. To start the tea shop, she borrowed several kilograms of sugar from her relative. Fortunately, her small business grows day after day, until she used the money to pay school fees and to feed her family. Now, her business is a medium enterprise and she requested from Kaaba Microfinance a loan for $700 to expand. She sells Somali tea and local foods.

Saado is the one who sitting in front of the group photo and raising her hand. She is the leader of a group known as Ciise. The group consists of 10 members which 6 of them are female while the remaining 4 are male. Each and every client has an existing business and also everyone will get his/her loan separately.

In this group: Saado , Ibrahim, Rooda , Saleban, Ismacail, Daahir , Samsam , Maryan, Faadumo, Maymuna



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