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Weyatta is 45 years old and married with three children, ages 14 to 25. She runs a local food stand business in Kandehtown Southern area Bo District in Sierra Leone. As a housewife, she started this business to raise income to take care of the home.

She's been in this business for 10 years and sells rice, palm oil, gari and groundnut at the market area. Her business is the only income she has. She describes her main problem as low purchasing power of customers.

Weyatta requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase rice, palm oil, gari, and groundnut. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her to educate her Children. In the future, she would like to improve her business to a higher level. She 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
  • 32
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,391,500
    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 Weyatta to purchase rice, palm oil, gari, and groundnut.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 11, 2012
Oct 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013