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This is 56-year-old Rebecca from Calaba town. She is divorced with two children, and she also takes care of two other relatives. To earn a living, Rebecca runs a bar and restaurant store. She sells snack food, soft drink, beer, stout and pure water. She has been running this business for 15 years. She works at the business from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m., six days per week.

Rebecca says that the main challenge to her business is insufficient capital to run her business. Rebecca has requested a loan in order to buy more soft drinks, beer, stout and pure water. The extra income resulting from this loan will allow her to take proper care of her family. In the future, she plans to become a drinks distributor. She appreciates 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
  • 29
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,391,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,319.7
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,400 helped Rebecca to buy more soft drinks, beer, stout and pure water.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2013
Mar 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014