A loan of $1,600 helped a member to pay school fees for his children.


Jusu's Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone is very please to present to you this group of teachers from a primary school in Kenema, eastern Sierra Leone. This group of teachers has come to SMT/Kiva lenders to seek a loan of 7,000,000 SLL. With the help of this loan, they can buy or invest in things that their salaries alone cannot cover.

Jusu is the leader of this group of teachers. The 52-year-old was born in Kenema city. He is married and has 5 children – 2 in primary school, 2 in secondary school and 1 in college. Jusu has been a professional teacher for 35 years now. He has joined his colleagues to request a loan of 1,000,000 SLL in order to pay school fees for his children.

In this group: Jusu , Vandi V., Sandi , Sulaiman , Alhaji , John S. , Philip
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