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Meet 28-year-old Fudia from Krootown in the central area of Freetown, Sierra Leone. At the moment, she is single and has no children.

In 2007, Fudia established her business, selling used items. She is very hard working and works at the business six days per week. She began her business when she was a student and found it to be very profitable. She says that the main challenge she faces is insufficient capital to invest in the business.

Fudia requires a loan in order to more buy more rugs, carpets, mats and drinks. She hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow her to increase her standard of living. In the future, Fudia plans to expand her business and become a wholesaler. She thanks you 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
  • 47
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,094,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,310.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,400 helped Fudia to buy more rugs, carpets, mats and drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 13, 2012
Apr 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 18, 2013