Previously a diamond miner, after illness Abu decided not to mine anymore and began his clothing business in 2007 to generate income to support his family. Working nine hours per day and seven days per week, he says his enterprise is doing well.
Abu now requires a loan in order to buy bales of used clothing such as trousers, shirts and blouses. He hopes that the extra income arising from the loan will enable him to educate his children and improve his standard of living. In the future, Abu plans to expand his business. He thanks you for your support.
About BRAC Sierra LeoneThis 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.
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