A loan of $600 helped to buy rice seeds to plant in his farm.


Micheal's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva in Sierra Leone, is very pleased to present to you Micheal, an employee at a sugar company in Magburaka. Through partnering with local companies, SMT is able to provide borrowers like Micheal with micro-loans that are repaid through payroll deduction.

Micheal is a 36-year-old man who is married and has five children. Two of his children attend primary school while the other three are not of school age yet. Micheal has been working at the sugar company for eight years. In addition to his work at the sugar company, Micheal is also a rice farmer. Micheal has requested a loan of SLL 2,500,000 in order to buy rice seeds to plant in his farm.



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