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Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 47-year-old Kadiatu from Moriba town Bo. She is widowed with three children between the ages of 18 and 23. Her children are currently attending school.

Kadiatu runs a food stand; she sells rice, pepper, and cooking seasonings. She has been running this business for three years. She works at the business throughout the week and works ten hours per day. Kadiatu says that her business is doing well because out of the profit she is able to take care of her family.

Kadiatu has requested a loan in order to purchase cooking seasonings, rice, and oil for resale. The extra income from this loan will allow her to repay her loan and increase her business. In the future, she plans to expand her enterprise more than ever. She thanks you for your support!

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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
  • 29
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,391,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,337.8
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Kadiatu to purchase cooking seasonings, rice, and oil for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 27, 2013
Oct 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014