A loan of $2,200 helped a member to purchase house building materials like cement, iron, corrugated zinc, nails, etc. for the construction of a house.


Bockarie B.'s Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone, is pleased to present to you this group of teachers from a primary school in Kenema, a city in Eastern Sierra Leone. Founded in 2002, this school is staffed with 40 able teachers and has an enrollment of 500 pupils. This is the first loan that this school has applied for from SMT/Kiva lenders. Bockarie is the leader of this group of teachers. 35-year-old Bockarie was born in Kenema. He has been in the teaching profession for 10 years now. He is married to a trader and they have one child who is attending secondary school. Bockarie has requested this loan in order to purchase house building materials like cement, iron, corrugated zinc, nails, etc. for the construction of a house.

In this group: Bockarie B. , Regina , Charles S., Mariama , Bockarie A.



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