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Osman is 30 years old and married with 2 children who are 4 and 8 years old, respectively. He runs a phone accessories business in Tombo Western rural area in Sierra Leone. One of his children is going to school and he has one additional dependent at home.

He has been in this business since 2001 and sells a variety of phone accessories within a busy market area. He says that the main challenge to his business is insufficient capital for expansion.

Osman requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase a variety of phone accessories for his shop and calling centre. He says that the extra income from this loan will help him repay his loan and increase his business. In the future, he would like to expand his business more. He 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

  • $2,100
    Average annual income
  • 16
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,478,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,337.5
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Osman to purchase a variety of phone accessories for his shop and calling centre.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 12, 2013
Sep 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014