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Nancy
Nancy is 48 years old and married with 2 children between the ages of 16 years and 30 years. She runs a palm oil business in Tombo Western, a rural area near Freetown. She started this business because she wants to generate a permanent source of income.

She has been in this business since 2008 and sells palm oil at her house. She describes her major hardship as inadequate funds to run her business and facing transportation problems.

Nancy requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase more native rice and palm oil to expand her business. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her increase her business and improve her level of living. In the future, she would like expand her business to a local food store. 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

  • $903
    Average annual income
  • 14
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,076,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,280.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Nancy to purchase more native rice and palm oil to expand her business.
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