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Adama is 42 years old and is married with five children aged between 6 and 25 years old. She runs a local food in the Waterloo Western rural area in Sierra Leone. Three of her children are currently going to school.

She has been in business for 25 years now and sells food made with rice and sugar. She says that the main problem for her business is a lack of capital to expand her business.

Adama requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase more rice and sugar to expand her business. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her increase her business and pay her childrens' school fees. In the future, she would like to buy a plot of land. 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
  • 41
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,094,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,368.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Adama to purchase more rice and sugar to expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 5, 2013
Jul 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013