A loan of $900 helped a member to buy house-building materials like iron, corrugated zinc, bags of cement, nails, etc. for the construction of a house.


Saffa Philip's Group's story

These are teachers in a primary school in the city of Kenema. This school was founded in 2002 by a charitable organization to improve education in the community. Teachers of this primary school have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone, to seek a loan.

Philip is the leader of the group. Philip is age 54. He was born in a place called Massayiema in Eastern Sierra Leone. Philip is married and has four children. He has been in the teaching profession for 33 years now. He has requested this loan in order to buy house-building materials like iron, corrugated zinc, bags of cement, nails, etc. for the construction of a house.

In this group: Saffa Philip , Oniel L. , Bockarie S



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