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A loan of $1,300 helped a member to pay school fees for his children and renovate his dwelling house.


Abdul's Group's story

Pictured here are primary school teachers from the township of Lunsar, in northern Sierra Leone. This group has come to SMT/Kiva lenders to request a loan of SLL 5,600,000 in order to buy or invest in projects that their salaries do not allow for. At the end of each month, they can easily repay the loan; it is their school’s bursar who is directly responsible for making the deductions from their salaries for the repayments.



Abdul is the featured leader of this team. Born in 1969, Abdul is married to a housewife and the father of four children – three in primary school and one in secondary school. Abdul has been a school teacher for many years now, and he has requested this loan to pay school fees for his children and renovate his dwelling house.

In this group: Abdul , Sylvanus B., Adikali Samuel, Gibril M., Hassan



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