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Please meet 35-year-old Mohamed from Sierra Leone. He is married with five children between the ages of 4 and 18. All five of the children are attending school.

Mohamed owns an electrical appliance business in Waterloo, just outside of the capital, Freetown. He works 10 hours per day, 7 days per week at his business. He decided to go into business because he stopped going to school.

Mohamed will use the loan proceeds to buy electronic appliances such as lights and plugs. He says transportation from the city to the warehouse is a major challenge for his business.

He dreams that his business will get big and employ other people. He wants to use the extra income to help his wife and his family. Mohamed greatly appreciates 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
  • $9,977,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,320.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,400 helped Mohamed to buy electronic appliances such as lights and plugs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2013
Mar 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014