Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 26-year-old Idrissa from Waterloo eastern area in Freetown. He is married and has 2 children between the ages of 4 and 7 years. One of his children attends school.
Idrissa runs a Phymacy; he sells blood tonic, malaria drugs, ampicilline, injections, and tablets. He has been running this business for 5 years. He works at the business from 7:00am until 10:00pm, 7 days per week, and has one employees working for him. His business is the only source of income he has. Idrissa says that the main challenge to his business is transportation and electricity problem.
Idrissa has requested a loan in order to buy more blood tonic, malaria drugs, ampicilline, injections, and tablets. The extra income from this loan will allow him to increase his profit and to educate his child. In the future, he plans to open a clinic. He thanks you for your support!
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.