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Thaimu K. is a trader who trades in used clothes at the Shenge market, and has been in business for over nine years. Thaimu is married and has one child and two dependents. His wife normally takes care of the business when he is not around. He travels to Guinea to buy his stock.

As Thaimu is seeking a loan he plans to use proceeds from his business to buy more stock, construct a shop as the one he currently occupies is rented and then attend to his family's need. Also he plans to open another outlet in the near future.

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About Sierra Leone

  • $2,100
    Average annual income
  • 46
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,977,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,804.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Thaimu to buy used clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 2, 2009
Dec 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010