My Resume


Ibrahim Oumarr Jalloh

Sierra Leonean

24 Soldier Street,Makeni,Sierra Leone





  • May 2008 – present: Resource/Information Officer (Kiva Coordinator) Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaise between SMT and Kiva
  • Raise funds for SMT on Kiva’s website
  • Post journal updates for all SMT/Kiva borrowers
  • Report Monthly repayments
  • Market SMT on radio, TV, etc.


  • 2006 – 2008 Loan Officer, Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Recruit new clients for loan disbursement
  • Sensitize SMT clients on SMT’s policies and on basic marketing strategies
  • Disburse loans to clients and follow-up on clients’ progress


  • 2006:  Enumerator – Ministry of Finance Public Expenditure Tracking Survey

Key Responsibilities:

  • Administer questionnaires to track public expenditure on Agriculture, Health and Education in Tonkolili districts inNorthern Sierra Leone


  • 2005: Supervisor –Sierra LeoneGoBifo/ ENCISS Decentralization Baseline Survey.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervising a team of enumerators
  • Regularly send completed questionnaires and progress reports to the field coordinator and keep headquarters informed of the team’s location
  • Assign work to interviewers, taking into account their linguistic competence, and assure that there is an equitable distribution of the work load
  • Review each survey completed by members of the team, including filling in supervisor’s questionnaires and ensuring that any errors are corrected in the field.
  • Holding meetings with community stake holders


  • 2000 – 2001: Photographer, Hope Photo Studio, Lightfoot Boston Street, Freetown


Seminars/ Training workshops attended


  • 26th November 2008 – 28th November 2008: Credit Appraisal, Delinquency Management, Microfinance Principles, Loan Monitoring and Collection, sponsored by The National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) Micro-Finance Programme (MFP)
  • 5th December 2006 – 7th December 2006: High Impact Credit Operations Training, sponsored by Salone Microfinance Trust (SMT).


Publications and Hobbies: A Novelist: The Street Boy:

And a Blogger: There Is No Short Cut to the Top of the Palm Tree:    



Level        Institution        Period            Certificate

Tertiary                     Fourah Bah College             2001 – 2005                       B.A. Honors Library Studies

Snr. Secondary        Albert Academy                  1998 – 2000                       GCE Advance Level

Jnr. Secondary         Benevolent                            1994 – 1997                      GCE Ordinary Level



  • Spoken and written: English – Language of tuition
  • Spoken: Krio , Temne and Fullah –Sierra Leonelocal languages




1.    Mohamed S. Sesay


Salone Microfinance Trust, Makeni


Mobile: +232-88-781901


2.    M’Balu Bockarie

Administrative Officer

Salone Microfinance Trust, Makeni



3.     Amadu Ishmail Turay

Network Engineer

EcoBank Sierra Leone

Mobile: +232-33-700646

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