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Fatmata is 30 years old, married and has 3 children. She runs a general store in Tombo Western rural area in Sierra Leone.

She's been in this business since 2008 and sells plastic rubber products in her community. She says that the main problem for her business is improper business location.

Fatmata requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to buy more spoons and a variety of food containers for resale. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her increase her business and pay for her children's school fees. In the future, she would like to renovate her house. 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
  • 4,338.4
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Fatmata to buy more spoons and a variety of food containers for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2013
Jun 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014