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Abdul is 37 years old and married. He has 2 children, ages 2 and 4. He runs a tire store in Waterloo, Western Area Region in Sierra Leone. He has been in this business for 6 years and sells spare tires for cars at his store,. He also receives income from his relative. He says that the main challenge to his business is poor purchasing power of his customers.

He has requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to expand his inventory of spare tires for resale. He says that the extra income from this loan will help him to expand his business. In the future, he would like to see his business expand. He is grateful for your support.

Additional Information

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
  • 45
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,082,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,320.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Abdul to expand his inventory of spare tire for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2013
Jan 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014