A loan of $3,975 helped a member to pay school fees for his children.

Sorie I.'s Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva based in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you this group of teachers from a primary school in Makeni. They have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to seek for a loan of 17,300,000 SLL in order to meet their immediate financial challenges. Then at the end of each month, their school’s bursar will deduct their repayments and pay SMT/Kiva on their behalf.

Sorie is the leader of this group of teachers. Born in Kamabai village, the 58 year old has been in the teaching profession for 32 years now. Sorie is married and has four children – three in primary school and one in secondary school. Sorie has applied for this loan in order to pay school fees for his children.

In this group: Sorie I. , Lamin H. , Thomas F. , Ahmed , Emelia Martha, Isatu , Maseray Sankoh , John , Foday B. , Josephine , Alie , Martha A.
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