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Greetings from rural Waterloo in northern Freetown! This is Kadiatu, a local married woman. Kadiatu has three children. Two of Kadiatu’s children are still going to school.
Kadiatu sells over-the-counter medicines in a busy market place. She started this business in 2003 to help her children have a better standard of living. She works from 8am to 5pm each day.
Kadiatu is a well-regarded member of BRAC Sierra Leone, having already taken out and paid back four loans which she used to develop her business.
She wants to use this loan to buy more medicines to sell in the market. In the future, she would like to have her own drug store to sell more products and reach more customers. She is thankful for your support.

Additional Information

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
  • $9,980,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,288.0
    Sierra Leone Leones (SLL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Kadiatu to buy more medicine to sell in the market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 25, 2014
Mar 26, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014