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This is 46 year-old Memunatu. She is married and has four children aged 21, 19, 16, and nine. In 1996, Memunatu established her plastic bowls, buckets and other plastic-ware business. She began her business because her husband was sick and she had to take care of the family. She opens her business seven days a week and 10 hours a day.

She would like a loan in the amount of 5,000,000 Sierra Leonean leones (SLL) to buy plastic bowls, buckets and other plastic utensils for her business. In the future, Memunatu plans to educate her children to the university level. She thanks you for your support.

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About Sierra Leone

  • $2,100
    Average annual income
  • 45
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,082,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,350.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Memunatu to buy plastic bowls, buckets, and other plastic utensils.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 4, 2011
May 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012