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Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 41-year-old Alhassan from Moriba town Bo. He is married with four children between the ages of six and 18. His children are currently attending school. He was gardener and started this business from the money he earned through his vegetable garden.

Alhassan runs a used clothing business. He sells jeans, T–shirts and blouses. He has been running this business for 15 years. He works at the business eight hours per day and seven days per week. His business is his only source of income. At present he is facing a high cost of transportation and price inflation.

Alhassan has requested a loan in order to buy more clothes to sell. The extra income from this loan will allow him to pay his installment and take good care of his family. In the future, he plans to expand his business. He 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
  • 24
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,391,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,320.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Alhassan to buy more jeans, T–shirts and blouses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2013
Jan 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013