A loan of $800 helped to buy house-building materials like zinc, nails, cement, etc. for the construction of a house.


Mohamed S.'s story

In the photo above is Mohamed, a 49-year-old secondary school teacher in the city of Makeni, located in northern Sierra Leone. A teacher for 30 years now, he is married to a teacher and the couple has five children who are attending secondary school.



Mohamed has requested this loan from SMT/Kiva lenders in order to buy house-building materials like zinc, nails, cement, etc. for the construction of a house. He will also invest some of the loan in agriculture.



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