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Maseray is 26 years old and married with 1 child, age 2 years. She runs a general store business in Tombo, a western rural area in Sierra Leone.

She's been in this business since 2008 and sells biscuits, sugar, sweets and cigarettes within her neighborhood. She says that the main challenges to her business are improper business location and price increases.

Maseray requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to buy more biscuits, sugar, sweets and cigarettes. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her increase her capital and pay her installment. In the future, she would like to open a big slipper shop. 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
  • 16
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,478,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,328.1
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Maseray to buy more biscuits, sugar, sweets and cigarettes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2013
May 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013