This is 38-year-old Haja from Kulanda town Bo. She is married with four children between the ages of eight and 17. Her children are currently attending school. She started this business to give her children quality education and improve her living.
Haja runs a fruit business; she sells bananas and oranges. She has been running this business for 10 years. She spends seven day a week and nine hours per day in her business. Her business is the only income she has. She says that the main challenge to her business is poor road network in her operation area.
Haja has requested a loan in order to buy more fruit like bananas, oranges and apples. The extra income from this loan will allow her to improve the life of her family and give her children a better education. In the future, she plans to become an international business woman. She appreciates 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.