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Meet 47-year-old Fatu, from Tombo Western rural area in Freetown. She is married with 3 children between the ages of 3 years and 12 years. Two of her children are currently attending school.

In 2010, Fatu established her cake business. She began her business because she needs to create income to support the home. Fatu works at her business 10 hours per day and 7 days per week. She says that the main challenge is lack of enough capital to run her business.

Fatu requires a loan in order to buy flour, sugar and oil to prepare more products for her business. She hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow her to increase her business and take care of her family welfare. In the future; Fatu plans to own a big shop. She 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
  • 1
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,478,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,329.3
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Fatu to buy flour, sugar and oil to prepare more products for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 24, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014