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Nenneh, a 45 year-old married mother of four children, ages 5 to 25 years, runs a food stand business in Torkpoi town Southern area in Bo, Sierra Leone. In this business for 15 years, she sells flour, pepper, rice, oil and okra within a busy market. Her main challenges are high rates of theft and price inflation. Nenneh also receives income from her husband, a tailor whose income is not enough to support the home.

Nenneh is requesting this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to buy food commodities like bagged rice and oil. She says that the resulting extra income will help her to continue to educate her children and improve her living standard. In the future, she would like to open a shop. Nenneh 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

  • $2,100
    Average annual income
  • 2
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,478,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,339.7
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Nenneh to buy food commodities like bagged rice and oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2012
Oct 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013