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Saliue is married with five children.

With his previous loan, he was able generate income from buying and selling goats and sheep, and he purchased one cow.

Because Saliue has a good repayment record of his previous loan and experience in his business, he is requesting $1,200 (Le.3,500,000) to diversify his animal trade and increase his stock and income.

Additional Information

About Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT)

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT) is Kiva’s oldest field partner in Sierra Leone. SMT began operations in 2002 as a microcredit program of the NGO Child Fund Sierra Leone under a USAID program to assist the reintegration of ex combatants back into their communities. Today, SMT offers group, agricultural, individual and salary loans to micro-entrepreneurs through six branches and one sub-branch in rural, urban, and peri-urban areas. By providing small loans and other financial services, SMT empowers poor clients to generate more income to help their families, improve their wellbeing, and create a more vibrant private small-business sector in Sierra Leone.

About Sierra Leone

  • $2,100
    Average annual income
  • 62
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,347,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,909.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Saliue saliue is an experienced businessman who needs additional capital to further expand his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 4, 2008
Feb 18, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009