A loan of $950 helped a member to purchase house building materials like cement, etc., for the construction of a house.


Stephen L.'s Group's story

Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone, is pleased to present to you these primary school teachers from Kenema city, in eastern Sierra Leone. Founded in 1987, this school is staffed with three teachers and has an enrollment of 122 pupils.

This is the first loan that this school has applied for from SMT/Kiva lenders. Moiwai is the featured leader of this group of teachers. The 52-year-old Moiwai was born in Kamboma in the eastern part of Sierra Leone. He has been in the teaching profession for 27 years now. He is married to a housewife, and the couple has five children: two are attending secondary school, two are in college and one is not of school-going age. Moiwai has requested this loan in order to purchase house building materials like cement, etc., for the construction of a house.

In this group: Stephen L., Ibrahim , Moiwai



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