A loan of $1,925 helped a member to buy house building materials like cement for the construction of a dwelling house.


Mary V.'s Group's story

Meet with this group of able and dedicated teachers located in Waterloo, a small town near Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital city. They want a loan of SLL of 8,100,000 in order to meet their most immediate and most pressing financial challenges. At the end of each month, their school’s bursar can deduct the amounts they owe to SMT/Kiva lenders from the group's salaries and repay that amount on their behalf.

Mary is the featured leader of this group of teachers. She is age 59 and a native of Makeni city. Mary is married to a monthly salaried worker and the two of them have 2 children who are no longer attending schools. Mary has been a teacher for 28 years now. She has requested this loan in order to buy house building materials like cement for the construction of a dwelling house.

In this group: Mary V., Victor O., Sulaiman , Amara Hassan, Idrissa , Sheriff Ahmin



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