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Komba is 40 years old and married with four children between the ages of 2 and 12 years old. He runs a pharmacy at Waterloo in the eastern area of Freetown, Sierra Leone. Three of his children are currently attending school.

He's been in this business for 18 years and sells oral hydration salt (ORS) injections, malarial drugs and blood syrup at his store. His business is the only income he has. He says that his business has improved but he has insufficient capital to invest in his business.

He requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to buy more drugs like oral hydration salt (ORS) injections, malarial drugs and blood syrup. He says that the extra income from this loan will help him educate his children and increase his business. In the future, he would like to open a clinic and build a big house. 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
  • 41
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,094,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,347.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Komba to buy more drugs like oral hydration salt (ORS) injection, malarial drugs and blood syrup.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 7, 2012
Oct 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013