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Sheku  A.
Sheka is married and has nine dependants. Sheka sells clothes and other personal effects in a popular section in Makeni known as the flower corner. His wife is fully engaged in the business. Sheka has eight years experience in this type of business. He needs a loan of 4,000,000SLL to buy clothes from Guinea and Freetown where wholesale prices are lower.

Sheka intends to use the proceeds generated from this loan to educate his dependants and buy a car for transportation. He thanks you for supporting him.

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About Sierra Leone

  • $2,100
    Average annual income
  • 32
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,980,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,969.8
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Sheku A. to buy clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 18, 2010
Aug 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 24, 2011