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Aminata is 45 years old and married with six children between the ages of 8 and 20. Two of her children go to school. For the past 13 years, Aminata has run a food stand business in Jui eastern area in Freetown where she sells fish, palm oil, pepper, and cooking seasonings. Her main business challenge is inadequate financial capital to expand her business.

Aminata is requesting a loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase cooking material such as palm oil, fish, pepper, and cooking seasonings. She says that the extra income from her loan will help her educate her children and repay her loan. In the future, Aminata would like to renovate her house. She is grateful for 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
  • 4,320.3
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Aminata to purchase palm oil, fish, pepper, and cooking seasonings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 6, 2013
Jun 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013