Please meet Alusine from Sierra Leone. He is 34 years old and married with two children, aged 6 and 8. Both of his children are currently attending school.
Alusine owns a clothing and accessories business in Waterloo area. When he was younger, he liked to assist his mother with the business and later also went into business himself. He has been operating his own business for 10 years. He works every day of the week from 7am to 7:30pm. He will use the loan proceeds to purchase more bags, shoes, clothes, sandals and trousers. In five years, he wants to expand and introduce other merchandise to his business. He says his main challenge is transportation costs and increasing prices of some goods. He is grateful for 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.