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Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 39-year-old Baby from Kandeh town in the Southern area in Bo. She is married with four children between the ages of six and twenty. Her children are currently attending school.

Baby runs a food stand business. She sells palm oil, rice, onions and gari. She has been running this business for 10 years. She works at the business from 6:00am until 7:30 pm, 6 days per week. Her other source of income come from small-scale farming at the back of the yard. Baby say her business is doing well, customers always wait for her to set-up her business because her house is close to the market.

Baby has requested a loan in order to buy more food stuff including palm oil, rice, onions and gari. The extra income from this loan will allow her to educate her children and improve her life. In the future, she would like her business to grow to become a shop. 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
  • 14
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,542,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,350.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Baby to buy more food stuffs including palm oil, rice, onions and gari.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 14, 2012
Aug 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013