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This is 36-year-old Adama from Krootown Central area in Freetown. She is married with 2 children. 3 and 18. Her elder child is currently attending school.

Adama runs a provision shop at Congo town, selling tea, butter, mayonnaise, luncheon meat, sardines, milk, sugar and drinks. She has been running this business for 15 years. She works at the business 7 days per week. She also has another provision table in front of the Congo town market as another source of income. She says that the main challenge to her business is lack of enough capital to invest in the business.

Adama has requested a loan in order to increase her inventory. The extra income from this loan will allow her to take care of her children's education. In the future, she plans to have more provision stores in the community. She appreciates your support.

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About BRAC Sierra Leone

This loan is administered by BRAC Sierra Leone. BRAC, the world’s largest NGO, takes a multi-dimensional approach to attacking poverty through offering a comprehensive range of programs in the realms of microfinance, capacity building, livelihood development, health, education, and social justice.

BRAC Sierra Leone plays a large role in providing economic empowerment to communities that lack access to the financial mainstream. BRAC Sierra Leone offers small enterprise loans to men and women who desire to expand their small businesses, generate employment opportunities, and provide new services. More information can be found on BRAC Sierra Leone’s Kiva Field Partner Page.

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
  • 4,325.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Adama to buy more crates of drinks, luncheon meat, sardines, and milk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 8, 2012
Feb 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2013