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Meet 48-year-old Jabbeh from Jui eastern area in Freetown. She is married with seven children. For past 15 years, Jabbeh has established her business. She began her business because she wants to take great care of her family. She works at the business from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., seven days per week. She is very hardworking and desires to improve her standard of living.

Jabbeh requires a loan in order to purchase rice, palm oil and cooking seasonings to expand her business. She hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow her to feed her children and increase her business. In the future, Jabbeh plans to expand her business more. 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
  • 43
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,094,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,286.2
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Jabbeh to purchase rice, palm oil and cooking seasonings to expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 17, 2013
Nov 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014