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This is 38-year-old Haja from Kulanda town Bo. She is married with four children between the ages of eight and 17. Her children are currently attending school. She started this business to give her children quality education and improve her living.

Haja runs a fruit business; she sells bananas and oranges. She has been running this business for 10 years. She spends seven day a week and nine hours per day in her business. Her business is the only income she has. She says that the main challenge to her business is poor road network in her operation area.

Haja has requested a loan in order to buy more fruit like bananas, oranges and apples. The extra income from this loan will allow her to improve the life of her family and give her children a better education. In the future, she plans to become an international business woman. She 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
  • 41
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,094,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,355.3
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Haja to buy more fruit like bananas, oranges and apples.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 28, 2012
Jan 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013