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Greetings from Jui, Sierra Leone! This is 37 year old Susan. She is married with three children, the youngest being 13 years old. Susan runs a general store selling food provisions and other miscellaneous products. She started the business 12 years ago in order to help the family. She works at her business tirelessly, taking only one day off per month. She says that her business fluctuates often. She is requesting this loan to purchase more products, provisions and foodstuffs for her general store in order to expand her business. She hopes that the extra income from her business will improve the life of her family. 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

  • $2,100
    Average annual income
  • 53
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,327,250
    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 Susan to purchase more products, provisions and foodstuffs for her general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2013
Mar 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014