A loan of $2,025 helped a member to pay school fees for her children and also to buy house building materials like cement, iron, corrugated zincs, etc. for the construction of a dwelling house.


Sahr H.'s Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org based in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone is very pleased to introduce to you this group of teachers from the Eastern city of Koidu/Kono. They have requested for a loan 8,800,000 SLL from SMT/Kiva lenders in order to solve their immediate financial needs. At the end of each month, they will repay the loan, using their monthly salaries. Their school’s bursar is directly responsible for deducting the repayment and repays SMT/Kiva lender on their behalf. Bernadette is the leader of this group of teachers. Born in Kono, 51 years ago, Bernadette has been in the teaching profession for 28 years now. She is single with five children, three in primary school and two in secondary school. She has applied for this loan in order to pay school fees for her children and also to buy house building materials like cement, iron, corrugated zincs, etc. for the construction of a dwelling house.

In this group: Sahr H. , Tamba Yanni , Aiah B. , Bernadette M., Martin A. , Lamsana



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