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Aminata is a 38-year-old married woman with three children between the ages of six and twenty years. She runs a food stand business in Moriba Town in Bo, Sierra Leone. Her children are going to school. She started this business because she needed a source of income to support the home.

For the past years she has been running her business within a busy market area. She sells dry fish, pepper, Maggi flavoring, and onions. At present her business is doing well.

She requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to buy variety of cooking items like dry fish, pepper, Maggi, and onions. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her educate her children. In the future, she would like to operate an international business. She is grateful for your support.

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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
  • 14
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,542,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,320.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Aminata to buy variety of cooking items like dry fish, pepper, Maggi flavoring, and onions.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 11, 2013
Mar 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013