A loan of $2,800 helped a member to pay school fees for his children.

Abu Boms' Group's story

Meet this group of teachers from Kenema, a city in eastern Sierra Leone. Together, they are requesting a loan of 12,100,000 leones in order to meet their most immediate and most pressing financial challenges. At the end of each month, they will repay the loan using their monthly salaries. It is their school’s bursar who is directly responsible for making the deductions and making the repayments on their behalf.

Abu Boms is the featured leader of this group. This 58-year-old is a native of Tinkoko, in southern Sierra Leone. Abu Boms is married to a teacher and the couple has five children, two of whom are attending primary and secondary schools. Abu Boms has been a school teacher for 35 years now. He has requested this loan in order to pay school fees for his children.

In this group: Abu Boms, Massah M., Rose , Siata B., Lucy
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