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Total loan: $825
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Sahr M.'s Group

Sierra Leone
Koidu/Kono, Sierra Leone / Primary/secondary school costs

A loan of $825 helped a member to pay school fees for his children and use the rest to buy house building materials.


Sahr M.'s Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org base in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone is very pleased to present to you this group of teachers from Koidu, a city in Eastern Sierra Leone. They have come to Kiva to request a loan of 3,500,000.00 Sierra Leonean Leones to meet their immediate financial challenges. At the end of each month, they repay the loan using their monthly salaries.

Sahr (who is picture on the right) is the leader of the group. A native of Bandasuma, the 48 year old man is married to a trader and the couple has four children – two in primary school, one in secondary and one not of school age.

Sahr has been a teacher for 18 years. He has requested a loan to pay school fees for his children and use the rest to buy house building materials like cements, iron corrugated zincs for the construction of a house.

In this group: Sahr M., Francis , Sahr
*not pictured



Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: June 11, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: June 11, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of ChildFund International