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Mematu
A married mother, Mematu is 28 years old and has one child, age 5 years. Her child is going to school.

She runs a boutique enterprise in Jui Eastern area in Freetown. She began this business because she was a housewife, and she wanted to stop sitting at home. Instead, she wants to earn her own income.

She has been in this business since 2007 and sells jeans, shoes, bags, and male and female clothing. She says that despite the challenges, she is a very hardworking woman and desires to become successful.

Mematu requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase a variety of jeans, shoes, bags, and male and female clothing. She says that the resulting extra income will help her to increase her business and improve her status of living.

In the future, she would like to open a fashion design 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

  • $903
    Average annual income
  • 21
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $8,963,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,339.9
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Mematu to purchase a variety of jeans, shoes, bags, and male and female clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 17, 2013
Listed
Jun 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 17, 2014