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This is 35-year-old Kadiatu from Lunsar Northern area in Sierra Leone. She is married and has 3 children between the ages of 2 and 13. Two of her children are currently attending school.

Kadiatu runs a food stand were she sells bags of rice to her community. She has been running this business since 1990. She works at the business every day, 12 hours per day. She says that her business is doing well.

Kadiatu has requested a loan in order to buy bags rice and palm oil for resale. The extra income from this loan will allow her to educate her children and take good care of her family. In the future, she plans to expand her business. She appreciates 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
  • 45
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,068,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,324.9
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Kadiatu to buy bags of rice and palm oil for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 15, 2013
Sep 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014