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Total loan: $450

David

Magbass Village, Northern Province, Sierra Leone / Agriculture

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A loan helped to hire labor and purchase agricultural seeds to plant in his farm.


David's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva in Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you David, a staff member at a sugar company in Magburaka. Through partnering with local companies, SMT is able to provide borrowers like David with micro loans that are repaid through payroll deduction. David is a 46-year-old man who is married and has nine children. Five of his children attend primary school, two attend secondary school, and the two eldest are now adults. David has been working at the sugar company for nine years. In addition to his work at the company, he has also been a farmer for all that time. David has requested a loan of 1,900,000 SLL to hire labor and purchase agricultural seeds to plant in his farm.