A loan of $4,925 helped a member to buy house-building materials like cement, steel doors, steel windows, glass, tiles, etc. for the completion of the house he has started building.


Alpha's Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva based in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone is very pleased to present to you these gentlemen. They are staff of a reputable company located in Tonkolili district, in northern Sierra Leone. These guys have come to SMT to request a loan for various reasons. Some will use it to buy house-building materials, others will use theirs to invest in business, some to pay school fees for their children, etc. At the end of each month, their company’s finance officer will deduct the amount they owe SMT/Kiva and repay on their behalf.

Alpha is their leader. He is a native of Mahama village, in northern Sierra Leone. The forty-year-old is married to a farmer and they have four children who are attending primary school. Alpha has been working for this company for nine years now. He has requested this loan in order to buy house-building materials like cement, steel doors, steel windows, glass, tiles, etc. for the completion of the house he has started building. This will be the fourth loan that Alpha has accessed from SMT. With the help of previous loans, he started the construction of a house for his family. And with this loan, he will complete the building process, thanks to loans he receives from SMT/Kiva lenders.

In this group: Alpha , Abdulia , Micheal , Mustapha , David M. , Samson B., John A , Osman , Abdul , John K.



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