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Isatu
Isatu is 40 years old and married with two children between the age of 10 and 16. She sells domestic products in Tombo in the Western rural area in Sierra Leone.

She's been in this business since after the war and sells lunch bowls and food containers within the community. She says that the main problem for her business is improper business location.

Isatu requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase more lunch bowls and a variety of food containers for resale. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her increase her business and take care of her family. 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

  • $903
    Average annual income
  • 7
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $8,989,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,300.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Isatu to purchase more lunch bowls and a variety of food containers for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 9, 2013
Listed
Oct 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014