This is 35-year-old Alice from Kandeh town Southern area in Bo. She is married with 2 children between the ages of 5 and 7 years. Her children are going to school.
Alice runs a cookery business at her house. She has been running this business for 10 years. She works at the business every day; she begins preparing food at 4:00am until it is finished and goes to market for the next day before she rests. She describes herself as hardworking woman and cookery is the best business for her because sales enable her to feed her children.
Alice has requested a loan in order to buy cooking seasoning, palm oil, and rice. The extra income from this loan will allow her to increase her business and pay her children school fees. In the future, she plans to open a big restaurant. 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.