A loan of $700 helped a member to pay college fees for his child.


David S.'s Group's story

This are a group of teachers from Magburaka, a town in northern Sierra Leone. They have come to SMT/Kiva lender to seek for a loan of 3,000,000 SLL (US$700) in order to meet their immediate financial challenges. Gradually, they will repay the loan, using their monthly salaries. Pictured in the right is David, the leader of this group. The fifty-eight year old is a native of Mamunta village in Northern Sierra Leone. He is married to a nurse and the couple has seven children, two are in primary school, one is in secondary school and the other is in college. David has served in the teaching profession for thirty-six years now. He is going to use this loan in order to pay college fees for his child.

In this group: David S., Samuel , James , Daniel K.
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