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Kadiatu is in her early 30's, and is married with children ages 6 and 12 years old. She runs a food stand business in Torkpoi town Bo, in Sierra Leone. Her children are currently going to school. Her husband is a village teacher but his income is not enough to support the home.

She's been in this business for eight years and sells different kinds of rice at Torkpoi town market. She says that the main challenge to her business is insufficient capital to run her business.

She requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to buy more bags of rice. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her improve herself and her family. In the future, she would like to expand her business to a store level. 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
  • 46
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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