Total loan: $675


Port Loko, Northern Province, Sierra Leone / Retail

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A loan helped to buy shoes and bags to sell to her customers.

Aminata's story

Greetings from Port Loko, a community near the small and busy northern area in Sierra Leone.

This is 37-year-old Aminata, a married mother and business woman. Aminata has one child. Her child is currently going to school.

Aminata runs a clothing business. She sells ladies' bags and shoes. She has been a trader all her life. Before she was a housewife, she started her business to create a means for survival. Aminata desires to empower her life. She works six days a week and 11 hours per day.

Aminata wants to use this loan to buy shoes and bags to sell to her customers. Aminata would like to open a big shop. She really wants to improve her life and is grateful to BRAC Sierra Leone and the Kiva community for their financial support.