Love making a difference with Kiva? Your donations keep us running.

Thank you for the impact you’ve made this year! Together we’ve funded more than 170,000 loans and raised more than $120 million for financially excluded people around the world. It costs us more than $3 to facilitate each $25 loan, and we rely on optional donations from individuals like you to cover our costs.

Other amount

100%

funded

Total loan: $375

Kadiatu

Jui, Western Area, Sierra Leone / Food

Kadiatu's loan finished fundraising, but these other borrowers need your support


A loan helped to purchase more food to increase her business.


Kadiatu's story

Meet 45-year-old Kadiatu from Jui branch. A married mother of five, she started her business because she wants to maintain her home.

Kadiatu runs retail business that sells sugar, ground nut, rice, beans, onions, Maggie and seasonings in the community. In business for the past 15 years, she works seven hours per day, seven days a week. Her main challenge is slow business at times.

Kadiatu requested this loan from Brac to purchase more food to increase her business. She says that the extra income resulting from this loan will improve the life of her family, educate her children and improve her family life.

Kadiatu wants her business to grow in the future. She thanks BRAC and the Kiva community for their support.