This is 51-year-old Eudora from Krootown central area in Freetown. She is divorced with 1 child, age 21 years. She has 3 additional dependents that live with her at home. She is also working as a teacher to increase her source of income.
Eudora runs a provision and variety store within a business market area. She sells biscuits, pads, rubber drink, milk, sugar, energy bulbs and other items. She has been running this business for 7 years. She works at the business 7 days per week. She also earns income from renting out a house. She says that the main challenges to her business are competition in the market and low capital to operate her business.
Eudora has requested a loan in order to buy more variety of stock such as biscuits, pads, rubber drink, milk, sugar, energy bulbs and other items. The extra income from this loan will allow her to improve her standard of living and increase her savings. In the future, she plans to open a bigger shop within the township. She appreciates your support.
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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.