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Greetings from Sierra Leone! A married mother of a three-year-old, 25-year-old Sandatu is from Tombo Western, a rural area of Freetown. Since 2007, Sandatu has run a general store selling sodas, biscuit, milk, sugar and bread. She works at the business nine hours per day, seven days per week. She says that despite hardships, she is very hardworking and wants to become successful.

Sandatu has requested a loan in order to buy a variety of foodstuffs including sodas, biscuits, milk, sugar and bread. The extra resulting income will allow her to expand her business and repay her loan. In the future, Sandatu plans to expand her enterprise even more. She thanks you 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
  • 38
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,980,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,328.1
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Sandatu to buy a variety of foodstuffs including sodas, biscuits, milk, sugar and bread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2013
May 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013