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Abdul is 35 years old and married with two children, ages 6 and 10 years old. He runs a clothing store in the Waterloo eastern area, Freetown, Sierra Leone. His children are attending school. He began this business as he did not go through with formal education. He's been in his business for eight years and sells men's wear and women's wear, jeans, shirts and slippers. His business is the only source of income he has. At present, he is faced with insufficient capital to invest in the business.

Abdul requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to buy more clothes such as men's wear and women's wear, jeans, shirts and slippers. He says that the extra income from this loan will help him increase his business and pay his installments. In the future, he would like to build his own structure. He is grateful for your support.

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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

  • $903
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,192,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,365.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Abdul to buy more clothing such as men's wear, women's wear, jeans, shirts and slippers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 12, 2012
Listed
Aug 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2013