A loan of $1,625 helped a member to buy building materials like paint, iron corrugated zincs, boards, etc., to complete his house.

Francis' Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org based in Makeni, is very pleased to present to 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 7,000,000 to meet their immediate financial challenges. At the end of each month, they will repay the loan using their monthly salaries.

Mohamed, pictured at right, is the leader of this group of teachers. Mohamed was born in the village of Segbwema, in eastern Sierra Leone. He is 55 years old and married to a trader. Mohamed has eight children, six of whom are attending secondary schools. Mohamed has been a teacher for 36 years now.

He has requested this loan in order to buy house building materials like paint, iron corrugated zinc, boards, etc., for the completion of the dwelling house he has begun building.

In this group: Francis , Abdul Rahman , Mohamed Chernor , Michael
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