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Meet Finda. She is 50 years old and from the eastern area of Jui in Freetown. She is married with five children. In 2003, Finda established her business, which she began because she wanted to empower herself. She works at the business from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m., seven days per week. She says that at present, her business is doing well.

Finda requires a loan in order to purchase more rice, palm oil and cooking seasonings to expand her business. She hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow her to improve her standard of living and increase her business. In the future, Finda plans to open a food stuff table. 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
  • 38
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $10,068,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,337.8
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Finda to purchase more rice, palm oil and cooking seasonings to expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 25, 2013
Nov 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014