A loan of $1,875 helped a member to buy house-building materials like iron, corrugated zinc, cement, rods and nails to construct a family dwelling house.


Ansumana Samuka's Group's story

Pictured here are teachers in one of the primary schools in Kenema, a city in Eastern Sierra Leone. They have come to SMT/Kiva lenders to borrower the sum of 8,000,000 Leones in order to meet their immediate financial challenges. 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 repayments and making the payments on their behalf.

Reynolds is the leader of this group. Reynolds is 59 years of age. Born in a place called Sami Felluma, in Eastern Sierra Leone, Reynolds is married to a businesswoman and the couple has seven children – three in primary school, three in secondary school and one in college. Reynolds has had 38 years of experience in the teaching profession.

He has requested this loan in order to buy house-building materials like iron, corrugated zinc, cement, rods, nails, etc. to construct a family dwelling house.

In this group: Ansumana Samuka , John Bobson, Steven M. , Mustapha , Hawa Richard, Reynolds Lamin



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