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Meet 28-year-old Mohamed from Waterloo, an eastern area in Freetown. He is a father of one child, age 3 years. In 2008, Mohamed established his general merchandise business. He began his business because he wants to create income to support his family. He works at the business every day, from morning to night. He says that the main challenge to his business is the high cost of renting the shop.

Mohamed requires a loan in order to buy general stock, like a television, some malt, a generator, and packet hair. He hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow him to increase his business and improve his status. In the future, Mohamed plans to expand his business at a higher level. 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
  • 22
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,379,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,347.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Mohamed to buy general stock, like a television, some malt, a generator, and packet hair.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2013
Feb 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014