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A married mother, Memunatu is 40 years old with four children, ages 13 years to 23 years. She runs a clothing enterprise in Jui Eastern area in Freetown. Her children are going to school. She began this business because she wants to generate her own income to support the home.

She's been in this business for 10 years and sells shirts, blouses, jeans, and cosmetics. She says that despite the challenges, she is a very hardworking woman and desires to educate her children.

Memunatu requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase a variety of shirts, blouses, jeans, and cosmetics. She says that the extra resulting income will help her to increase her business and educate her children. In the future, she would like to expand to a wholesale store. 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
  • 32
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,980,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,339.9
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Memunatu to purchase a variety of shirts, blouses, jeans, and cosmetics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 17, 2013
Jun 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014