This is 39-year-old Aminata. She is married and has 2 children who are 17 and 22 years old. She has 1 additional dependent who lives with her.
In 2007, Aminata established a building and cooking supplies business. She began her business because it yields a high profit. She works 7 days a week, 6 hours a day to earn 1, 000,000 each month.
She would like 5, 000,000 SLL to buy large quantities of building and cooking supplies. In the future, Aminata plans to educate her children at the university level.
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