Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 25-year-old Sia from Tombo, a western rural area of Freetown. She is married with two children, ages 1 and 6 years old. Her children attend school.
Sia runs a plastic slippers sales business; she sells different types of slippers. She has been running this business since 2010. She works at the business ten hours per day and seven days per week. She says that despite business hardships, she is very hardworking and wants to become successful.
Sia has requested a loan in order to buy variety of plastic slippers for resale. The extra income from this loan will allow her to increase her business and pay her installments. In the future, she plans to expand her business to a higher level. She thanks you 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.