A loan of $1,475 helped a member to pay school fees for his children.


Menday K.'s Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org base in Makeni, is very pleased to present you this group of teachers from Koidu, a city in eastern Sierra Leone. They have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to seek a loan of SLL 6,400,000 to meet their immediate financial challenges. At the end of each month, they will repay the loan using their monthly salaries. Tamba is the leader of this group of teachers. Tamba was born in Bumpeh, in eastern Sierra Leone. He is 58 years old. He is married to a pretty trader and he has nine children – three in primary school and three in secondary school. Tamba has been a teacher for 37 years now. He has requested this loan to pay school fees for his children.

In this group: Menday K. , Tamba R. , Umaru , Amadu
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