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Memunatu
Meet 25-year-old Memunatu from Waterloo, in the eastern area of Freetown. She is married with one child who is 5 years old. In 2011, Memunatu established her medical drugs business. She began her business because she wanted to create her own source of income to contribute to taking care of her family. She works at the business from 8:00 am until 7:00 pm, 7 days per week. She says that the main challenges to her business are price inflation and the high cost of transportation.

Memunatu requires a loan in order to purchase a variety of medical drugs to expand her business. She hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow her to change her status of living and increase her business. In the future, Memunatu plans to expand her business more. She thanks you 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
  • 30
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,245,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,329.9
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Memunatu to purchase a variety of medical drugs to expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 12, 2013
Listed
Sep 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014