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Foday, a 42-year-old married father of two children, ages 12 and 18, both of whom attend school, runs a clothing store in Fullah town, located in the central area of Freetown, Sierra Leone. In this business for 25 years, Foday sells trousers, shirts, blouses and bags at his store. His wife conducts a business importing products from the United States of America. His main business challenges are price inflation, stock shortages, and transportation difficulties.

Foday has requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase more clothing items. He says that the resulting extra income will help improve his family's living conditions. Grateful for your support, Foday would like to invest in a variety of locations In the future.

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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
  • 4,465.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Foday to purchase more trousers, shirts, blouses ans bags.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 17, 2011
Nov 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012