A loan of $2,125 helped a member to buy a plot of land for the future construction of a family house.


Samuel N.'s Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org based in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you this group of teachers from a primary school in Kenema, a city in eastern Sierra Leone. They have applied for a loan of 9,600,000 SLL in order to solve their immediate financial problems. At the end of each month, they will repay the loan using their monthly salaries.
Samuel is the leader of this group. A native of Moyamba, the 52-year-old is married and has six children – two in secondary school, two in primary school, one in college and the other not attending school. Samuel has served in the teaching profession for 32 years now. He has requested this loan in order to buy a plot of land for the future construction of a family house.

In this group: Samuel N. , Monica , Edward , Lasana , Micheal , Claude , Adama , Samuel , Fatmata T.



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details