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Please meet 43-year-old Tity from Kandeh Town, Bo. Bo is located in the southern region of Sierra Leone. She is married with seven children, with the youngest one being 10 years old. Currently, four of her children go to school. Her husband is a traditional healer.

Tity has a business selling general stock items such as sweets, biscuits, milk, sugar and juice. She started her business in order to help her husband take care of the family. She was a housewife before. She will use the loan proceeds to purchase more general stock items such as sweets, biscuits, milk, sugar and juice to help her business grow. One of the main challenges she faces is the great competition in the area where she sells her stock. The extra income from the loan will help her pay for her children’s school fees. 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
  • 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 $225 helped Tity to purchase sweets, biscuits, milk, sugar and juice to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 7, 2013
Mar 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014