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A loan of $600 helped to buy house-building materials like corrugated iron sheets, cement, paint, iron rods, etc. for the construction of a dwelling house for his family.


John A's story

In the photo is John, a sugar technician in one of the sugar companies in Sierra Leone. A native of Mayessi, the 40-year-old is married to a trader and the couple has four children who are attending primary and secondary schools. John has been working for this company for nine years now. He has requested this loan from SMT/Kiva lenders in order to buy house-building materials like corrugated iron sheets, cement, paint, iron rods, etc., for the construction of a dwelling house for his family.



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