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Seray, age 43, established her retail business in 1997. She lives in Moribatown Bo. She and her husband have raised three children, who are now between the ages of 15 and 26 years old. Two of her children are currently attending school.

Seray began her business because her husband, an agriculturist, was not able to bring in enough of an income to support the home. Her business allows her to help support the family. She works at her business 10 hours per day, six days per week. She says that the main challenge to her business is transportation.

Seray is requesting a loan in order to buy general stock like soap, assorted drinks, and pure water. She is confident that the extra income from this loan will allow her to better support her family.

In the future, Seray plans to expand her business to a higher level.

She 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
  • 54
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,327,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,354.8
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Seray to buy general stock like soap, assorted drinks, and pure water.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 19, 2012
Jan 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013