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Meet Kadiatu, she is 45 years old and is from Jui eastern area in Freetown. She is married with two children. For the past 25 years, Kadiatu has been running her general stock business. She began her business because she wants to sustain her family's standard of living. She works at the business from 8:00am until 7:00pm, 7 days per week. She says that the main challenge to her business is insufficient capital to expand her business.

Kadiatu requires a loan in order to purchase variety of items such as tooth paste, cream and soap, drinks and to expand her business. She hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow her to become successful and increase her business. In the future, Kadiatu plans to build a house. 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
  • 14
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    Sierra Leone Loans Fundraising
  • $9,542,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,337.8
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Kadiatu to purchase a variety of items such as tooth paste, cream and soap 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