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Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 32-year-old Memunatu from Waterloo, in the eastern area in Freetown. She is married and has two children, 2 and 10 years old, one of whom attends school.

For the past 10 years, Memunatu has run a business selling chicken, working 12 hours per day and 7 days per week. The business is Memunatu's sole source of income. She says that her main business challenges are the poor electricity supply and transportation problems.

Memunatu has requested a loan in order to buy more cartons of chicken for resale. The extra income from this loan will allow her to educate her children and to increase her business. In the future, Memunatu hopes to open a poultry industry. She thanks you 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
  • 40
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,980,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,347.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Memunatu to buy more cartons of chicken for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2013
Feb 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014