A loan of $4,500 helped a member to pay school/college fees for his children.


R C Boys Pri I Ken Group's story

Meet this group of able and hardworking school teachers from the eastern city of Kenema. Together they have come to Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT), a partner of Kiva.org, to apply for a loan. With the help of this loan, they will be able to buy or invest in things that alone with their mere salaries, they will not be able to buy or invest in. And at the end of each month, they can easily repay SMT/Kiva lenders from their monthly salaries.

Frances is their featured group leader. Born in Jeneh, eastern Sierra Leone, Frances is 58 years of age. He is married and has four children. Frances is a professional teacher, and has been a professional school teacher for 38 years now.

He has requested this loan in order to pay school/college fees for his children.

In this group: Frances P., Janet, Morray, Woma S., Karimu A.s, Ibrahim L., Gandi B.



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