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Margaret
Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 48-year-old Margaret from Moriba Town in the southern part of Bo. She is married and has two children, and she has four additional dependents at home. Margaret runs a palm oil business; she sells gallon containers of palm oil. She has been running this business for 10 years ago. She works at the business seven days a week, 10 hours per day. She says that her business is going well. Margaret has applied for a loan in order to buy more gallon containers of palm oil. The extra income from this loan will allow her to educate her children and increase her business. In the future, she plans to open a palm oil 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

  • $903
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,192,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,320.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Margaret to buy more gallon containers of palm oil for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 13, 2013
Listed
Feb 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013