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Moses
Meet Moses, a 47-year-old widower who lives in Freetown, Sierra Leone. He has three children between the ages of 18 years and 25 years, two of whom are currently attending school, one at the university level.



Moses established his general merchandise business in 1998 after his position as a government worker was eliminated through privatization. He works very hard at his store 12 hours a day, 6 days per week in order to support his family. His main business challenges are insufficient capital and price inflation.



Moses requires a loan of le 6000000 to buy a stock of items to sell in his store, and believes that the extra resulting income will allow him to pay his monthly installment and increase his savings. In the future, Moses plans to expand his business into a wholesale operation. He thanks you for your support.

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
  • 30
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,245,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,310.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,400 helped Moses to buy a stock of items to sell in his general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 18, 2012
Listed
Apr 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013