A loan of $1,525 helped a member to buy house-building materials like iron corrugated sheets, sand, nails, cement, etc., for the construction of a dwelling house.


Dixon L.'s Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org based in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone is very pleases to present to you this group of teachers from Kenema, a city in eastern Sierra Leone. They have come to SMT, to request for a loan of 6,600,000.00 Sierra Leonean Leones for the entire team.

With the help of this loan, they can meet their most immediate and most pressing financial needs. Dixon who is pictured in the middle is the featured leader of this group. Born in Gooh, the 49-year-old is married to a trader and the couple has 5 children – 4 in primary school and 1 in secondary school. Dixon has been a professional teachers 29 years now. He has requested this loan in order to buy house-building materials like iron corrugated sheets, sand, nails, cement, etc., for the construction of a dwelling house.

In this group: Dixon L., Samuel , Alieu Sinnah, Albert B., Vandi Patrick, Victor B., Sahr



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