Mariatu is 40 years old and married with three children between the age of 4 and 11 years. She runs a fish-selling business in Jui Eastern area in Freetown. She's been in this business for nine years and sells fish in her community. She says that the main problem to her business is sometimes slow purchasing power.
Mariatu requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to buy fish to sell. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her increase her business and take care of her family. In the future, she would like to expand her business more than ever. She 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.