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A loan of $475 helped to pay school fees for his children.

Abass I.'s story

In the photo above is Abass. Abass is a primary school teacher in Makeni city, in northern Sierra Leone. The fifty-seven year old has served in the teaching profession for twenty-seven years.

A native of Pet-Banna village, in northern Sierra Leone, Abass is married, and the couple has four children: three attend primary school and one is in college.

Abass has requested this loan from SMT/Kiva lenders to pay school fees for his children.

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