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This is 46-year-old Hawa from Sierra Leone. She lives in Moriba Town, Bo, located in the southern region of the country. She is widowed with 4 children, with the youngest being 4 years old. Two of her children currently attend school.

Hawa runs a business selling palm oil. She started the business to improve the life of her family. She works at her business for 9 hours per day, every day of the week.

She wants to use this loan to purchase more palm oil. She says that transportation for her business is a challenge. She wants to use the extra income generated from the loan to improve the life and education of her children.

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
  • 46
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,094,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,320.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD