A loan of $3,525 helped a member to pay college fees for his children.


Edwin T.'s Group's story

Introducing to you, in the photo above, teachers of a primary school, situated in Bo, a city in southern Sierra Leone. Like their colleague teachers in other regions of the country, they have requested a loan of 15,100,000 Sierra Leonean leones from Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org based in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone. With this loan, the group members will be able to meet their immediate financial challenges, and at the end of each month, they will repay the loan, using their monthly salaries.

Edwin is the featured leader of this group. Edwin was born in Freetown. He is married to a teacher, and the couple has four children, two of whom are attending college. Edwin has been a school teacher for 22 years now. He has requested this loan in order to pay college fees for his children.

In this group: Edwin T., Elizabeth J., Janet N.t., Konie M., Miss Serah V., Teresa N., Augusta Mbatilo



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