A loan of $1,475 helped a member to buy a piece of land for the future construction of a family house.


Brima S.'s Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone, is pleased to present to you this group of teachers from Kenema city, in eastern Sierra Leone. Teachers of this school have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org, for a loan of 6,300,000 SLL in order to improve their standards of living. Some of them will use this loan to buy house-building materials, some to buy pieces of furniture, others to pay school fees for their children and so on. At the end of each month, the school’s bursar is directly responsible for deducting their repayment amount and paying SMT.

This is the first loan that this school has applied for from SMT/Kiva lenders. Brima S. is the leader of this group of teachers. The 36-year-old Brima was born in Kailahun, in eastern Sierra Leone. Brima has been in the teaching profession for 11 years now. He is married and has two children. Brima has requested this loan in order to buy a piece of land for the future construction of a family house.

In this group: Brima S. , Abdul B. , Abdulai , Lawrance M. , Mohamed



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