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Musu is 45 years old and married with six children between the ages of 8 and 20 years. Two of her children are going to school. She runs a local food business in Jui eastern area in Freetown.

She's been in this business for 13 years and sells fish, palm oil, pepper and cooking seasonings. She says that the main challenge to her business is inadequate financial resources to expand her business.

Musu requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase local food stuffs such as palm oil, sweet potatoes, coconut and mango. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her to improve her standard of living and repay her loan. In the future, she 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
  • 57
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,327,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,345.4
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Musu to purchase local food stuffs such as palm oil, sweet potatoes, coconut and mango.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 7, 2013
Jun 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013