This is 35-year-old Kadiatu from the Port Loko Northern area in Sierra Leone. She is married with five children between the ages of one and 18. Three of her children are going to school. Since 2002, Kadiatu has run a business selling different kinds of used clothing. She works throughout the week, 12 hours per day. Kadiatu says that her main business challenges is the slow purchasing power of her customers during the rainy season.
Kadiatu is requesting a loan to buy more used clothing to sell. The extra income from her loan will allow her to take good care of her family. In the future, Kadiatu plans to open a used clothing shop. 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.