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Meet 32-year-old Ramatu from Waterloo Eastern area in Freetown. She is married and has four children. In 2003, Ramatu established her wood business. She began her business because she needs to create income to support the home. She works at the business 12 hours per day and 7 days per week. She says that the main challenges to her business are transportation and price changes.

Ramatu requires a loan in order to buy more wood to expand her business. She hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow her to increase her business and pay her children's school fees. In the future, Ramatu plans to change her business to a big provision shop. 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
  • 4,338.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD