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Ramatu
Ramatu is 35 years old and married with four children, ages five and 16. She runs a cookery business in Port Loko in the northern part of Sierra Leone.

She's been in this business for three years and sells cooked rice. She says that her business is doing well because out of the proceeds, she is able to feed her children.

She requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to buy rice, palm oil dry fish and cooking seasoning. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her to buy a table and increase her business. In the future, she would like to open a permanent business location to operate her business. 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

  • $2,100
    Average annual income
  • 54
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,327,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,329.3
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Ramatu to buy rice, palm oil, dry fish and cooking seasoning.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 10, 2013
Listed
Apr 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013