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This is Fatmata; she is 45 years old. Fatmata is from Tombo, which is located in a rural area in western Sierra Leone. She is married with five children. She started this business to support her daily needs. Fatmata runs a business selling cola nuts. She has been running this business for three years. She works 10 hours per day and 6 days per week. Fatmata's main business challenges are the cost of transportation and the poor roads within her operation area. Fatmata has requested a loan in order to buy bags of cola nuts. The extra income from this loan will allow her to buy new products such as palm oil and gari. In the future, she plans to buy a generator to light her house. Fatmata 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
  • 4,328.1
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD