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This is Christina from Moriba Town in Bo, Sierra Leone. She is 41 years old and married with five children. Her youngest child is four years old, and currently four of her children attend school. She started her business in order to contribute financially to the home affairs, as she was previously a housewife.

Christina has a provisions shop that sells items such as sugar, milk, sardines and biscuits. She works eight hours per day, every day of the week. She requests this loan from BRAC Sierra Leone in order to purchase more inventory to expand her business.

She wants to continue to see her business grow and prosper. She hopes that the loan will help improve life of her family. She thanks you in advanced 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
  • 43
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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 Christiana to purchase more inventory items like soft drink, soap and sardines to expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2013
Mar 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013