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Please meet 43-year-old Hasanatu from Sierra Leone. She is married with four children, the youngest being four years old. She also cares for two other relatives.

Hasanatu sells palm oil and works at her business eight hours a day for six days per week. She started her business because she wanted to contribute financially to her family. She was formerly a housewife. She wants to use the loan to purchase more palm oil to expand her business.

She hopes that the extra income generated from the loan will improve the standard of education of her children. 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
  • 39
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,094,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,320.5
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Hassanatu to purchase more palm oil to expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2013
Mar 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013