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Mariatu
Please meet 30-year-old Mariatu from Sierra Leone. She is married with two children, aged 10 and 12 years old.

Mariatu sells provisions and foodstuffs in the Waterloo area. Three years ago, she started her business to help her husband educate her children. She says that transportation is a difficulty that her business faces. She plans to use the loan to buy more inventory for her business. She hopes to use the extra income for the education of her children. She is grateful for your support.

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

  • $903
    Average annual income
  • 15
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,015,550
    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 Mariatu to purchase more provisions and foodstuffs for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 21, 2013
Listed
Mar 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014