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Meet 30-year-old Hannah from Moriba town Bo, Southern area. She is married with two children, 6 years and 10 years old. Her children are currently attending school.

In 2006, Hannah established her retail business. Her husband is a teacher, but his income is not enough to take care of the home. Hannah began her business because she wants to create income to support the family. She works at the business ten hours per day and six days per week. She says her business is doing well because her business is the only retail business within the community.

Hannah requires a loan in order to buy more soft drinks, pure water, and cigarettes. She hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow her to educate her children and increase her business. In the future, Hannah plans to open a big 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
  • 46
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,068,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,354.8
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Hannah to buy more soft drinks, pure water, and cigarettes for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 19, 2012
Jan 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013