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Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 38-year-old Adama from Moriba town Bo. She is married and has four children between the ages of 3 and 15 years. Three of her children are currently attending school.

Adama runs a food stand. She sells rice, flour, and cooking seasonings. She has been running this business for 20 years. She works at the business throughout the week and 10 hours per day. Adama says that sometimes business is very difficult.

Adama has requested a loan in order to purchase cooking seasonings, rice and oil for sale. The extra income from this loan will allow her to pay her childrens' school fees and increase her business. In the future, she plans to expand her enterprise more than even. 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
  • 34
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,980,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,352.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Adama to purchase cooking seasoning, rice and oil for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014