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This is 34-year-old Memunatu from Torkpoi town Bo. She is married with 2 children between the ages of 1 and 7 years.

Menunatu runs a palm oil business in her area. She sells palm oil and gari (cassava flakes). She has been running this business for 9 years. She works at the business every day from morning to night. She says that the main challenges to her business are a poor road network within her operation area.

Memunatu has requested a loan in order to buy more gallons of palm oil and gari. The extra income from this loan will allow her to increase her business and improve her level of living. In the future, she plans to have a permanent residence for her family. 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
  • 62
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,347,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,328.1
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Memunatu to buy more gallons of palm oil and gari.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2013
May 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014