A loan of $1,625 helped a member to pay school and college fees for his children.


Andrew J.'s Group's story

Meet with this group of able and dedicated teachers from the eastern city of Kenema. They have come to SMT, a partner of Kiva.org based in Makeni (in northern Sierra Leone), to apply for a loan. They requested the amount of SLL 7,000,000, in order to meet their most immediate and pressing financial needs. And at the end of each month, they can easily repay the loan, using their monthly salaries.

Andrew is the featured leader of this group. A native of Kailahun, the 57-year-old is married to a housewife. He is a father of 10 children, eight of whom are attending schools. Andrew has been a teacher for 30 years now. He has requested this loan in order to pay school and college fees for his children.

In this group: Andrew J., Fatmata , Musa D., Mabaindu G.
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