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Joshua S.
Meet 36 year-old Joshua from Kulanda Town, Bo, located in the southern part of Sierra Leone. He is married with two children, ages 3 and 7. Joshua's wife is a teacher who also contributes to support the family.

Joshua runs a local convenience store where he sells assorted items. When he started his business, he only sold shoes but has now expanded to include many other items. Joshua also owns a moto-taxi to generate more income.

Joshua is requesting a loan to purchase more goods and inventory for his store. He hopes that his loan will generate more income to take care of his family. Your support is greatly appreciated!

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
  • 16
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,478,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,320.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,400 helped Joshua S. to purchase goods and inventory for his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 13, 2013
Feb 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013