A loan of $925 helped to buy more rice, Maggi, onions and palm oil.

Kadiatu's story

This is 50-year-old Kadiatu from Waterloo in the eastern area of Freetown, Sierra Leone. She is married with six children between the ages of 11 and 30 years old. She began her business because her husband is an old man. She wanted to generate income to support her family.

Aminata runs a general merchandise store within a busy market. She sells rice, Maggie,onions,and palm oil. She has been running this business for 25 years. She works at the business 7 days per week and 12 hours a day. She says that the main challenges to her business are the high rate of theft and the poor road network.

Aminata has requested a loan in order to buy more rice, Maggi, onions and palm oil. The extra income from this loan will allow her to educate her children and have a shop structure of her own. In the future, she plans to build her house and increase her business. She appreciates your support.

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