A loan of $800 helped a member to pay college fees to pursue further studies.


Samuel's Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you teachers of the SLMBA Primary School, situated in Masera village near Magburaka town. They are requesting a loan of SLL 3,400,000. With the help of this loan, some of these teachers will invest in business, others will pay school fees for their children, etc. At the end of each month, the school’s bursar is directly responsible for repaying SMT on their behalf.

Samuel P. is a teacher at the school and leader of this group. The 36-year-old has been in the teaching profession for eight years now. A native of Mabamp village, Samuel is married and has three children. Samuel has requested a loan of SLL 800,000 in order to pay college fees to pursue further studies.

In this group: Samuel , James Deen, James B. , Basiru A.
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