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Boston A.
Boston is a 35-year-old businessman in Kenema city, Eastern Sierra Leone. He sells medicines and has been doing so for 5 years now. A native of Kailahun town in Eastern Sierra Leone, Boston is single with 2 children who are not yet of school age. Boston has requested a loan for 3,000,000 Sierra Leonean Leones (SLL) from SMT, a partner of Kiva.org, in order to buy simple medicines (such as paracetamols) to add to his pharmacy.

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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

  • $903
    Average annual income
  • 6
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $8,977,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,349.9
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD