A loan of $2,725 helped a member to buy rice and palm seeds to plant.


Andrew S. Bangura Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a Kiva partner in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone, is pleased to present to you the teachers of the RC Primary School from Binkolo village, near Makeni. RC Primary School was founded in September 1980 by the Catholic Mission to educate the pupils of the chiefdom. RC Primary School Binkolo has 33 teachers and 1,036 pupils. The group is applying for its first loan from SMT/Kiva lenders.

Andrew S. B. is the leader of this group of teachers. He is 50 years old and was born in the village of Marampa. Andrew is married and has five children, three of whom are in primary school and two who are in secondary school. With his share of this loan, Andrew will invest in agriculture and will buy rice and palm seeds to plant on his farm.

In this group: Andrew S. , Victor S. , Erickson H. , Isidore F. , Ibrahim P. , Robert F., Samuel D.s., Davidson Y. *, Edwin T. , Martin B. *, Sorie Thomas
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