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This is 35 year old Mohamed who lives in Waterloo, Sierra Leone with his wife and two children, ages 1 and 5.

Mohamed owns a spare parts business he started six years ago. He dropped out of school when his father had health problems and started his own business. He works at his business 20 hours per day, six days per week for the entire month. He will use the loan proceeds to buy more inventory such as engine oil, tires and brake fluid. He hopes to expand his business and become an importer of spare parts from Holland and become the wholesaler/distributor for all types of motor vehicle parts. He says that transporting stock from the purchasing site to the store is difficult. He thanks you in advance 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
  • 33
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,980,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,319.7
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Mohamed to purchase more inventory such as engine oil, tires and brake fluid.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2013
Mar 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014