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This is 32-year-old Foday from Waterloo eastern area in Freetown, Sierra Leone. He is married and has three children between the ages of four years and nine years.

Foday runs a Clothing business; he sells shorts, waxed cotton, linen and traditional partner design dress. He has been running this business for 10 years. He works at the business from 7:00 am until 7:30 pm, seven days per week. His business is the only source of income he has. He says at present his major problem is insufficient capital to run his business. His wife is a petty trader and their income is not enough to support their three children and two relatives.

Foday has requested a loan in order to buy more clothing material such as shorts, jeans, blouses and traditional partner design dress. The extra income from this loan will allow him to improve his standard of living. In the future, he plans to become an international business man. He 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
  • 45
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,082,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,360.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Foday to buy more clothing such as shorts, jeans, blouses and traditional partner design dress.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 17, 2012
Jul 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013