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Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 46-year-old Jarai from Moriba town Bo. She is married with three children between the ages of 13 and 23 years old. Her children are currently attending school. She began her business because she wanted to contribute to supporting the home.

Jarai runs an egg business. She sells a variety of food commodities like eggs, biscuits and soft drinks. She has been running this business for 15 years. She works at the business 10 hours per day and 7 days per week. Jarai says that the sales are quite encouraging and her customer rate has improved.

Jarai has requested a loan in order to purchase more eggs, biscuits and soft drinks to expand her business. The extra income from this loan will allow her to pay her children's school fees and increase her business. In the future, she plans to have a permanent residence. 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
  • 41
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,094,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,328.6
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Jarai to purchase more eggs, biscuits and soft drinks to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 22, 2013
May 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014