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Salamatu
Salamatu is 48 years old and married with 2 children between the ages of 13 and 27. She runs a domestic products business in Tombo Western, a rural area in Sierra Leone.

She has been in this business since 2007 and sells sets of pans and different types of food containers within her community. She says that the main problem for her business is that sometimes purchasing power is very low.

Salamatu requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase more spoons and a variety of food containers for resale. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her increase her business and have a permanent business location. In the future, she would like to open a big shop. She 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
  • 26
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,245,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,280.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Salamatu to purchase more spoons and a variety of food containers for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 22, 2013
Listed
Sep 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014