This is 27-year-old Kadiatu from Jui, in the eastern area of Freetown. She is married and has three additional dependent at home. She began this business because she was trained by her mother in this type of business.
Kadiatu runs a fish business. She sells fish in Jui market within a busy market area. She has been running this business for five years. She starts smoking the fish at 5:00 am and she does not rest until the fish is dry and she takes it to the market for sale. She says that her business is doing well.
Kadiatu has requested a loan to purchase more fish for resale. The extra income from this loan will allow her to take care of her relatives and improve her standard of living. In the future, she plans to expand her business to a big fish table. 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.