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Total loan: $1,275
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Samuel A.'s Group

Sierra Leone
Waterloo, Sierra Leone / Primary/secondary school costs

A loan of $1,275 helped a member to buy pieces of furniture and pay his children’s school fees.


Samuel A.'s Group's story

In the photo are members of a primary school in Jui, near Freetown. This group of teachers has come to SMT/Kiva lenders to seek a loan of 5,500,000 SLL in order to buy or invest in something that their mere salaries cannot let them do. Some of them will use the loan to invest in a business, others will use it to pay school fees for their children, etc.

Samuel is the leader of this group of teachers. The 48-year-old is married and has 4 children. Samuel was born in Bo city but now lives and works in Jui. Samuel has requested this loan for developmental purposes. He will use it to buy pieces of furniture and pay his children’s school fees.

In this group: Samuel A., Melrose, Janet W., Christiana
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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: August 8, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: August 8, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International