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This is 50-year-old Sheriff. He is married and has two children, ages 16 and 5. He has eight additional dependents who live with him because they are his relatives. In 1995, Sheriff established his furniture business. He started his business because he wanted to be self-reliant. Working 7 days a week and 12 hours a day, he earns about Le 2611200 every month from this business.

He would like a loan of Le 3000000 to buy additional furniture. He hopes that this loan will enable him to increase his monthly profits by approximately Le 522240. In the future, Sheriff plans to become a furniture supplier in the city of Bo. Sheriff also hopes to provide a comfortable life for himself and his family. He thanks you for your support.

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About Sierra Leone

  • $2,100
    Average annual income
  • 38
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,068,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,145.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Sheriff to buy furniture to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 24, 2010
Dec 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2011