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Meet 29-year-old Sheriff from Waterloo, Western rural area in Freetown. He is married with two children who are 1 and 4. In 2009, Sheriff established his clothing business. He began his business because he wanted to create his own permanent source of income. Before then, Sheriff was a shopkeeper. He works seven days a week from eight in the morning through seven at night. Sheriff's main business challenge is the lack of enough capital.

Sheriff is requesting a loan to buy male and female jeans, shirts, and blouses to resell. He hopes that the extra income from his loan will allow him to increase his business and renovate his house. In the future, Sheriff plans to import goods from a neighboring country. He 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
  • $10,068,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,369.9
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,375 helped Sheriff to buy male and female jeans, shirts, and blouses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2013
Aug 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014