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Greeting from Sierra Leone. This is 35-year-old Isatu who lives in Kandeh town. She is married and the mother of four children who range in age from 5 to 18 years old. All of her children currently attend school. She earns a living by selling slippers and clothes. She has been in this business for eight years, and works every day of the week from morning to night. Her business is the only source of income she has, and her main challenge is a lack of capital. Isatu has requested a loan to buy more rubber slippers to sell. The extra income made possible by this loan will allow her to increase her capital and improve her living standards. In the future, she plans to expand her business by opening a store. 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
  • 16
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,478,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,355.3
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Isatu to buy more slippers to sell to her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 20, 2012
Jan 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013