A loan of $1,225 helped a member to buy building materials – iron corrugated zincs, etc., for the construction of a house.


Mohamed S.'s Group's story

Pictured above is a group of primary school teachers from Madina village, near Kabala town in northern Sierra Leone. They are seeking a loan of SLL 5,200,000 from SMT/Kiva lenders in order to solve their immediate financial challenges. At the end of each month they repay the loan, using their monthly salaries. Mohamed is the leader of this group of teachers. The 51 year old is married to a small-businesswoman. A native of Madina village, Mohamed has been a teacher for 30 years now. He has requested this loan in order to buy building materials – iron corrugated zincs, etc,. for the construction of a house.

In this group: Mohamed S. , Alpha F. , Mohamed A. , Lansana
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