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Adama is 28 years old and married with 1 child who is eight years old. She sells Chinese lights in Kulanda town, Southern area, in Sierra Leone.

She's been in this business for five years and sells Chinese lights within a busy market area. Her husband is a business man; she also receives income from her husband. She says that the main challenge to her business is during the rainy season, she finds it difficult to have normal sales.

She requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to buy more electrified products (Chinese lights). She says that the extra income from this loan will help her to improve her life and her family's well-being. In the future, she would like expand her business to an international level. She 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
  • 43
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,094,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,347.9
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Adama to buy more electrified products (Chinese lights).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 5, 2012
Dec 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013