Desmond Massuba's Group
Desmond is the leader of this group of teachers. Desmond was born in Jaima Sewafeh in eastern Sierra Leone. He is fifty-six years old and married to a nurse. The couple has three children together. Two are in college and the other is not of school-going age. Desmond has been a teacher for twenty-seven years. He has requested this loan in order to pay college fees both for his children and for himself in order to pursue further studies.
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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