A loan of $1,025 helped a member to invest in agriculture (buy seeds and hire labor).

Aiah J.'s Group's story

Pictured here are teachers of a secondary school in Koidu, a city in Eastern Sierra Leone. This group of teachers has come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org. based in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone to seek a loan of 4,400,000 SLL. With the help of this loan, they will be able to invest or buy things that they cannot invest in or buy on their salaries alone. At the end of each month, these teachers will be able to repay the loan easily, using their monthly salaries.
Aiah (pictured on the left) is the leader of this group of teachers. Born in Jaima, the 45-year-old is married to a trader and the couple has three children who are in primary schools. Aiah has served in the teaching profession for ten years now. He has requested this loan in order to invest in agriculture. He will use his loan to buy seeds and hire labor.

In this group: Aiah J., Tambu S., Doris P. Eugina, Solomon

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