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Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 47-year-old Satta from Torkpoi town Bo. She is married with 4 children. Despite her poor condition, she started this business to be recognized in the community.

Satta runs a food stand business; she sells pepper, palm oil, and cigarettes. She has been running this business for 10 years. She works at the business 10 hours per days and 7 days per week. She says that her major problem is lack of enough finance to run her business.

Satta has requested a loan in order to buy more pepper, palm oil, and cigarettes for resale. The extra income from this loan will allow her to develop herself and able to take her daily meal. In the future, she plans to build a house. 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
  • 44
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,082,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,328.1
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Satta to buy more pepper, palm oil, and cigarettes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 8, 2013
May 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014