A loan of $2,025 helped a member pay school fees for his children.

Wcsl Primary School, Binkolo Group's story

These are the staff of the Wesleyan Church of Sierra Leone Primary School, Binkolo (WCSL). WCSL Primary school, Binkolo was set up in 1919 by the Wesleyan Mission to give formal education to the children of Binkolo village and its surrounding villages. Today, the school has a total of nine staff and five hundred pupils.

With this loan, some of these teachers will invest in business, others to pursue further studies, others will use it to pay their children’s school/college fees, others to buy house-building materials and others will use it to buy pieces of furniture.

Augustine C. K. (left) is the head teacher at the school. Augustine was born in Binkolo village, about seven miles from Makeni, some 52 years ago. He is married and they have three children. One of his sons is a police officer and the remaining two have just sat for the West Africa Senior Secondary Schools Examinations (WASSE). He has been a teacher for 31 years. Augustine will use this loan to pay college fees for his children once they enroll into university.

In this group: Augustine C., Santigie B., Alie G., Sabatu, David , Foday P., Mosses S., Christopher A.*
*not pictured

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