A loan of $2,200 helped a member to buy house-building materials for the construction of a family house.


Dainel S.'s Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org with headquarters in Makeni city in Northern Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you this group of teachers from Kenema, a city in Eastern Sierra Leone. This group of teachers has come to SMT/Kiva to seek a loan. With the help of this loan, they will be able to meet their immediate financial challenges. At the end of each month, they will then repay the loan, using their monthly salaries. Their bursar is directly responsible for doing the deductions and making the repayment to SMT/Kiva lenders on their behalf.

Dainel is the leader of this group of teachers. Dainel is 51. He is married and has two children who are attending primary and secondary schools. Dainel has been in the teaching profession for 29 years now. He has requested this loan in order to buy house building materials for the construction of a family house.

In this group: Dainel S., Keikura , Clarence J., Madieu B., Margaret K., Francess, Makieu John, Edward



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