A loan of $4,000 helped a member to buy house-building materials like iron, corrugated zinc, boards, nails, cement, etc., for the construction of a family dwelling.


Mr. S. B.'s Group's story

Pictured here are the staff of a reputable company based in Tonkolili, in northern Sierra Leone. These guys have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org based in Makeni City, to apply for a loan. With the help of this loan, these gentlemen can pay school fees for their children, buy house-building materials, invest in the business, etc. And at the end of each month, they use their monthly salaries to repay the loan. Their company’s finance officer is directly responsible for making the repayment on their behalf.

S.B. is the leader of this group. Born in Magburaka Town, in northern Sierra Leone, S.B. is married to a teacher, and the couple has eight children, six of whom are attending primary, secondary, and tertiary institutions. S.B. has requested this loan in order to buy house-building materials like iron, corrugated zinc, boards, nails, cement, etc., for the construction of a family dwelling.

In this group: Mr. S. B. , Abdul , Abdul Y. , Sullay , Foday , Alie , John G., Alie , John , Mohamed



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