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Kassim is married and has four children who go to school. He established a soft drinks shop in 1990. Kissim also sells, alongside the drinks, articles such as soap, salt, sugar, milk, etc. His shop is located in the Rogbaneh market in Makeni. Kassim established this shop with the aim of getting enough income to support his family.

Kassim has a very good loan repayment history. He needs a loan of 4,000,000 SLL to help him buy more drinks and other articles such as sugar, milk, toothpaste, etc., from Guinea. He intends to use the proceeds from this loan to educate his children to university level and build a house for his family. He thanks you for supporting him.

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About Sierra Leone

  • $2,100
    Average annual income
  • 16
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,478,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,935.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Kassim to buy more drinks for his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 11, 2010
Sep 5, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011