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Kadiatu is 37 years old and married with three children between the ages of eight and 18. For the past ten years, she has run a food stand in the Lunsar Northern area in Sierra Leone, where she sells plastic, onions, Maggie, oil, milk, and sugar. Kadiatu began her business to earn a permanent income and be independent. Her major business challenges are price inflation and the high cost of transportation.

Kadiatu is requesting a loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase more plastic, onions, Maggie, oil, milk and sugar. The extra income from her loan will help her to renovate her house and open a savings account. In the future, Kadiatu would like to build a big house. 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
  • 45
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,082,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,329.3
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Kadiatu to purchase plastic, onions, Maggie, oil, milk and sugar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2013
Apr 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014