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Mustahpa is 46 years old and married with 4 children from ages 4 to 23. He runs a store at Kissy in Sierra Leone.

Mustapha has been in this business for 15 years and sells milk, Ovaltine, sugar, and cocoa at his provision store. He also earns income from renting a house. He says that the main challenge to his business is price increases.

He requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase more provision items. Mustapha says that the extra income from this loan will help him improve his standard of living. In the future, he would like to expand and grow his business.

Additional Information

About BRAC Sierra Leone

This loan is administered by BRAC Sierra Leone. BRAC, the world’s largest NGO, takes a multi-dimensional approach to attacking poverty through offering a comprehensive range of programs in the realms of microfinance, capacity building, livelihood development, health, education, and social justice.

BRAC Sierra Leone plays a large role in providing economic empowerment to communities that lack access to the financial mainstream. BRAC Sierra Leone offers small enterprise loans to men and women who desire to expand their small businesses, generate employment opportunities, and provide new services. More information can be found on BRAC Sierra Leone’s Kiva Field Partner Page.

About Sierra Leone

  • $2,100
    Average annual income
  • 22
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,379,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,275.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Mustapha to purchase milk, cheese, biscuits and drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 20, 2011
May 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 25, 2012