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Meet 45-year-old Mabinty from Tombo Western rural area in Freetown. She is married with 3 children who are between the ages of 10 and 23 years. Two of her children are currently attending school. In 2006, Mabinty established her fish business. She began her business because she needed to generate income to support the home. She works at the business 10 hours a day, 7 days a week. She says that the main challenge to her business is lack of enough capital to run her business.

Mabinty requires a loan in order to buy more fish and palm oil to resell. She hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow her to increase her business and improve her level of living. In the future, Mabinty plans to expand her business 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
  • 40
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,094,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,326.2
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD