A loan of $925 helped a member to pay school fees for her children.


Theresa Kumba's Group's story

Pictured above is a group of teachers from the Eastern city of Koidu/Kono. They have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org, based in Makeni city in Northern Sierra Leone, to apply for a loan of 4,000,000 SLL. With the help of this loan, they will be able to solve their immediate financial needs and then gradually repay the loan, using their monthly salaries.

Theresa is the leader of this group of teachers. She was born in Eastern Sierra Leone. Theresa is 53 years old and she is married with 6 children – 3 in primary school and 3 in secondary school. A professional teacher for 29 years now, Theresa has applied for this loan in order to pay school fees for her children.

In this group: Theresa Kumba , Patrick N. , Frank B.



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