Meet 20-year-old Fatmata from Waterloo2 western rural area in Freetown. She is married with no child for now. In 2010, Fatmata established her retail business. She began her business because she wants to improve her family's welfare. She works at the business from 8:00 am until 5:30 pm, seven days per week. She says that the main challenge to her business is insufficient capital to expand her business.
Fatmata requires a loan in order to purchase a variety of plastic slippers and general stock for resale. She hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow her to educate her children and increase her business. In the future, Fatmata 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.