A loan of $2,800 helped a member to buy house building materials like cement, iron corrugated zinc, sand, etc., for the construction of a family dwelling house.


Edison M.'s Group's story

Pictured here are teachers of a primary school in Waterloo, a small town near Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital city. This group of teachers has come to Kiva lenders through SMT to request a loan. With the help of this loan, they are empowered to meet their immediate financial challenges, and at the end of each month, they can easily repay the loan using their monthly salaries. Edison is the leader of this group of teachers. Born in Kailahun about 43 years ago, he is married and has five children. Edison has been in the teaching profession for many years now. He has requested this loan in order to buy house building materials like cement, iron corrugated zinc, sand, etc., for the construction of a family dwelling house.

In this group: Edison M. , Samuel Peter , Samuel Andrew, Idrissa , Nyaya B., Mahawa T. M , Susan Margaret
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