Sia Agatha's Group
The leader of this group of teachers is Sia, who was born in Seidu Nimikoro in eastern Sierra Leone. The 45 year old is married to a teacher, and the couple has four children together. Two are in secondary school and two are in primary school. With 25 years of experience in the teaching profession, Sia is requesting this loan in order to pay school fees for her children.
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.
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