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Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 44-year-old Baby from Kandeh town. She is married with 4 children between the ages of 12 and 21 years. Two of her children attend school. Baby runs a retail business where she sells cigarettes, soap and biscuits. She has been running this business for 4 years. She operates her business every day, 10 hours per day. She also sells wood a side business to raise her income. She received some income from her daughter, who got married to a chief.

Baby has requested a loan in order to buy more products to sell like soap, cigarettes, sugar and soft drinks. She will use the anticipated profit to pay school fees for her children and expand her business. In the future, she plans to open a big grocery shop . She thanks you 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
  • 29
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,391,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,310.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Baby to buy more products to sell like soap, cigarettes, sugar and soft drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 22, 2012
Nov 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013