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Meet 38-year-old Kadiatu from O I C Ropolo, Makeni northern area in Sierra Leone. She is married with eight children.

In 2003, Kadiau established her retail business. She began her business so that she would be able to take care of her family's welfare. She works at the business for 10 hours per day and six days per week. She says that the main challenge to her business is price inflation and insufficient capital to expand her business.

Kadiatu requires a loan to purchase more onions and general stock to sell.

She hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow her to change her status of living and increase her business.

In the future, Kadiatu plans to expand her business more than ever. She thanks you 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
  • 54
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,327,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,349.9
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,400 helped Kadiatu to purchase more onions and general stock to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 14, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014