A loan of $475 helped to pay college fees for himself and use the rest of the loan to buy house building materials.


Gbassay M.'s story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org based in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone is very pleases to present to you Gbassay, a primary school teacher in Makeni. Thirty-six year old Gbassay was born in Mamanso village, in northern Sierra Leone. He is married and has one child who is attending primary school. Gbassay has served in the teaching profession for seven years now. He has requested this loan in order to pay his own college fees. He will use the rest of the loan to buy house-building materials – iron corrugated zincs, nails, cements, rods, etc. for the construction of a house.



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