A loan of $2,650 helped a member to buy food items to sell.

Morie's Group's story

These are teachers of a primary school based in the city of Kenema. This school was founded in 1992, and the teachers have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone, to seek their first loan from SMT/Kiva. They are requesting a loan for 11,400,000 SLL for the entire group, and each member will use his portion to buy or invest in something that their salaries cannot let them do.

Morie leads the group. He is age 38 and was born in Kalaihun. He is a married to a businesswoman and has two children – one in secondary school and the other too young to go to school yet. Morie has been in the teaching profession for 14 years now and is requesting this loan to invest in a business, which involves buying and selling food items such as palm-oil (the country’s most popular cooking oil), rice and other items.

In this group: Morie , Ibrahim , Jusu , Ansumana Vincent, James P., Mohamed , Vamunya Mohamed , Salia
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