Samuel N.'s Group
Samuel is the leader of this group. A native of Moyamba, the 52-year-old is married and has six children attending primary, secondary, and tertiary institutions. Samuel has served in the teaching profession for 33 years now. He has requested this loan in order to buy house building materials such as iron corrugated zincs, sand, cement, iron rods, nails, etc. for the construction of a family dwelling on the plot of land he bought with his just-repaid Kiva loan.
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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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid