Total loan: $2,875

John B.'s Group

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Magbass Village, Northern Province, Sierra Leone / Agriculture

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A loan helped To buy four bushels of rice seeds, pay labor, and use part of the loan to pay school fees for his children.

John B.'s Group's story

These are the staff members of a reputable institution in Tonkolili District, in northern Sierra Leone. This hard-working and dedicated staff has come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org based in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone, to seek a loan. With the help of this loan, they will be able to meet their immediate financial challenges and at the end of each month, they repay their loans by using their monthly salaries. Their financial officer is directly responsible for deducting the repayment and pays SMT/Kiva lenders on their behalf. John is the leader of this team. A native of Matamp village in northern Sierra Leone, the 48-year-old is married and has nine children attending primary, secondary and tertiary institutions. John has requested this loan in order to invest in agriculture. He will buy four bushels of rice seeds and pay labor. He will also use a part of the loan to pay school fees for his children.