A loan of $4,125 helped a member to purchase house building materials such as cement, iron, corrugated zinc, nails, etc.


Abdulai's Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone, is pleased to present to you these primary school teachers from Kenema, in Eastern Sierra Leone. Founded in 1985, this school is staffed with 11 teachers and has an enrollment of 215 pupils. This is the first loan that this school has applied for from SMT/Kiva lenders.

Abdulai, 51 years old, is the leader of this group of teachers. Abdulai was born in Jojoima village and has been in the teaching profession for 31 years. He is married to a trader and the couple has 3 children. one attending secondary school and two in college. Abdulai has requested this loan in order to purchase house building materials such as cement, iron, corrugated zinc, nails, etc. for the construction of a house.

In this group: Abdulai , Mohamed A. , Faud Mohamed, Moses Tommy , Mohamed S., Margaret , Musu , Claude S. , Milton James, Mohamed Lamin, Musa
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