A loan of $3,000 helped a member to buy rice seeds and groundnut seeds to plant on her farm.


Daisy M.'s Group's story

Pictured above are teachers from one of the primary schools in Kenema, a city in Eastern Sierra Leone. This group of teachers have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone, to seek a loan of 13,000,000 SLL in order to solve their immediate financial challenges and at the end of each month they will then repay the loan using their monthly salaries. Daisy is the leader of this group of teachers. Born in Segbwema village, the 48-year-old has been in the teaching profession for 26 years now. She is married to a teacher and has three children – one in secondary school and two in college. Daisy has requested this loan in order to buy rice seeds and groundnut seeds to plant on her farm.

In this group: Daisy M. , Iye , Simeon A.j. , Steven J., Prince , Fatmata , Philip Bob*, Bobor
*not pictured



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