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Meet 31-year-old Alimamy from Waterloo, western rural area in Freetown. He is married and has one child, aged two years. In 2008, Alimamy established his clothing business. He began his business because, after he completed his sixth form, his family could not afford to pay his collage fees. So he raised money to start up his business. Before that, he was an office messenger. He works at the business ten hours per day and seven days per week. He says that the main challenge to his business is lack of enough capital to run the business.

Alimamy requires a loan in order to buy men's shirts, shoes, jeans and ladies 'jeans to expand his business. He hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow him to increase his business and repay his loan. In the future; Alimamy plans to build his own business structure and open another outlet. He thanks you 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
  • 52
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,342,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,369.9
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Alimamy to buy men's shirts, shoes, jeans and ladies' jeans.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 18, 2013
Aug 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014