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Mohamed is 60 years old and married with 3 children, aged 26 years and 32 years. He runs a used clothing store in Tengbeh Town, western area in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

He's been in this business for 20 years and sells carpet and different types of used clothes. He also earns income from renting out a house. He says that the main challenge to his business is low capital to invest in his business.

He requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to buy more bed room carpets, bed sheets, pillow cases and window cotton. He says that the extra income from this loan will help him to raise enough money to maintain his home. In the future, he would like to have a permanent shop structure. He is grateful for 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
  • 46
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,068,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,400.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Mohamed to buy more bed room carpets, bed sheets, and pillow cases.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 13, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013