A loan of $1,175 helped to purchase more DVDs, televisions, extension and cables.


Abass's story

Abass is 34 years-old and married with three children, aged between ten months and ten years. He runs an electrical appliance store in Calabatown, a western area in Freetown, Sierra Leone. One of his children is currently attending school. He has three relatives he takes care of at home.

He's been in this business for ten years and sells DVDs, televisions, extensions, switches, bulbs, padlocks and cables at his store. He began his business because he wanted to generate enough income to support his family, His business is the only source of income he has. He says that the main challenge to his business is damage to his electrical appliances.

He requested this loan through Kiva partner BRAC Sierra Leone in order to buy more electrical appliances. He says that the extra income from this loan will help him educate his children. In the future, he would like to be a supplier of electrical goods that he can offer at a better price. He is grateful for your support.



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