A loan of $2,025 helped a member to pay school fees for his children.

Abu's Group's story

Pictured here are secdonary school teachers in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone. This group of teachers have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org, to apply for a loan in order to meet their immedidate financial challenges. At the end of each month, they repay the loan, using their monthly salaries. Their school’s bursar is directly responsible for making the repayments on their behalf.

Abu is the leader of this group of teachers, and he notes that he has been a professional teacher for 22 years. Abu is a 38-year-old native of Yonibana village. He is married to a trader, and he and his wife have four children. Two of their children are in primary school, one is in secondary school, and the other is not yet old enough for school. He has requested his portion of this loan in order to pay school fees for his children.

In this group: Abu , Alfred O. , Sheku, Francis Osman, Abdul Rahman

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