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Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 50-year-old Dorah from Waterloo eastern area in Freetown. She is married with six children between the ages of 18 years and 35 years old. One of her children attends school. She started business to earn a daily income for her family.

Dorah runs a cookery business; she sells cooked food at her house. She has been running this business since 2004. She works at the business from 5:00 am to 4:00 pm, every day. Dorah says that the main challenge to her business is the problem of price control in the market.

Dorah has requested a loan in order to buy foods like cooking seasonings, oil and rice. The extra income from this loan will allow her to improve the life of her children. In the future, she plans to have a big restaurant. 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
  • 14
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,542,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,327.9
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Dorah to buy foods like cooking seasonings, oil and rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 6, 2013
Jun 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013